NLC under attack for suspending nationwide strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has come below assault for suspending deliberate nationwide strike over the rise in petrol and electrical energy tariff.

NLC and TUC agreed to droop the strike on Monday morning after assembly with the federal authorities.

The brand new settlement, in keeping with the Minister of Labour and Employment (State) Festus Keyamo includes the suspension of the brand new electrical energy tariff hike for 2 weeks.

The settlement has stirred reactions and criticisms from Nigerians on social media, who accused the NLC leaders of not being in help of the lots.

Some accused the labour Union leaders of being bribed, including that suspension of electrical energy tariff was only one demand out of many considerations raised by Nigerians.

Listed below are some feedback gathered by DAILY POST from Twitter:

@Super_Spotter “Labour suspends strike after reaching an settlement with FG in a single day! No surprises. My very own is, of all of the calls for, FG solely suspended the rise in electrical energy tariffs for two weeks. Nothing mentioned about petrol. NLC didn’t even speak in regards to the extended AsUU strike! We’re not prepared.”

@Premadonnaviv “Two weeks reversal of electrical energy tariff hike isn’t sufficient to droop the strike. Everyone knows that the ‘palliatives’ the FG is providing is bullshit.What about gasoline worth? Most areas don’t even have secure electrical energy, we nearly all the time depend on gasoline for every thing.”

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@MFarees “Federal Authorities orders the halt within the electrical energy hike in order that labour would droop the strike, however ASUU has been on strike for nearly 6 months now, and the FG ain’t saying nothing about it, as a result of schooling shouldn’t be their enterprise, solely Labour strike might have an effect on them.”

@AdekolaDammy “NLC and TUC and those who went into that settlement to droop the strike are enemies of the lots. Is the strike solely about electrical energy tariff? We are going to certainly by gasoline for N200/litreWhy decontrol when refineries should not working? No surprise, we by no means believed in Labour.”

@AliyuAbumalik1 “The toothless Nigeria Labour Congress have determined to droop the strike after putting a deceitful and insalubrious settlement with the Nigerian Authorities. And that is the start of the tip for the lots in Nigeria.”

@SimplyOmoniyi “U have mentioned it a number of occasions, we don’t have labour union anymore. That is tge worst set of labour leaders we have now. They’re solely fascinated about cashing out and clout chasing. Paschal Bafyau and Adams Oshiomole stay the perfect labour leaders this nation even had. What a pity.”

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@Martmekus “Labour shouldn’t be severe but. In order that they didn’t demand for a lower on salaries, emoluments & allowance of political leaders? No lower on no of aides? They didn’t demand for a cease to the subsidizing of political leaders by way of us paying for hire, meals, gasoline and so forth. No, we aren’t prepared.”

@Iamkaypable “Are we putting due to the hike or we’re putting as a result of we’re bored with every thing fallacious with this administration?We have now insecurity, injustice, the police reform invoice, the kalokalo and tinini-tanana economic system modules.Labour is a disgrace on this nation!”

@Hizzo9 “The present Labour chairman na Large Idiot, I’ve all the time recognized. He’s additionally a device for this authorities, How will you declare to be on the aspect of the lots and droop the strike as a result of 2 weeks mumu cruise. I surrender abeg.”

@Tolu_ene “One thing has occurred behind the curtains, both NLC was threatened, or they have been bribed!”

@Michael997 “Organized labour has simply failed woefully. Nothing tangible was agreed, and why was the federal government Representatives not led by the president? @WabbaAyuba you might have performed and rubbished once more by this insincere authorities or has one thing modified palms? I’m simply asking sha.”

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