NIGERIA LABOUR CONGRESS, VOWS TO RESIST ATTEMPT BY GOVERNMENT TO INCREASE FUEL PRICE.

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC has vowed that labour would resist attempt by the government to increase fuel price without making adequate arrangement to cushion the effect.

Speaking at the opening ceremony of 17th NLC Harmattan School in Ilorin, Kwara State, NLC President, Ayuba Wabba said NLC has commenced mobilization against the Federal Government’s proposed increase in petroleum pump price of over 200 percent in 2022.

Wabba stated that if government succeeded in the plan, the impact of the price hike would affect every Nigerian, motorists, households, transporters, and others.

He lamented that out of the OPEC member countries, it was only Nigeria that was adhering to the International Monetary Fund, policies, which he described as neo-liberal.

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