The Presidential Steering Committee on Palliatives has resumed meeting after the adjournment on Monday to listen to President Bola Tinubu’s nationwide broadcast.

The steering committee comprising the leaderships of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, the Trade Union Congress, TUC of Nigeria and government team was set up by the government to consider the proposed palliatives for workers to cushion the effect of the removal of petrol subsidy that has caused hardship to many Nigerians.

The NLC delegation is led by its General Secretary, Emma Ugbaja in the absence of NLC President, Joe Ajaero, while the TUC is led by its President, Festus Osifo.

The meeting is expected to receive briefings from the sub-committees of mass transit , CNG, and conditional cash transfer and also consider the planned protest by the NLC expected to hold tomorrow.

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