Members of Nigeria Labour Congress, Nasarawa State during a meeting.

Cecilia Onah, Lafia

The Nasarawa State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress has started mobilising its members ahead of the Wednesday June 7, 2023 proposed Nation-wide strike over the removal of fuel subsidy by the Federal Government.

Chairman of NLC in the state, Comr. Ayuba Oko, made the disclosure on Sunday in Lafia at an emergency meeting of the State Executive Council.

The Chairman informed the meeting that the National Executive Council of the union had resolved to begin a Nation-wide strike on Wednesday, should the FG refuse to reverse its decision and give room for proper negotiations.

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He added that the National headquarters had directed that workers in both public and private sectors should withdraw thier services by Wednesday, June 7.

The State NLC Chairman, therefore, directed all affiliates of the union in the state to mobilise their members preparatory to the strike.

Our correspondent reports that during the meeting, leaders of the various affiliate unions, pledged their commitment to comply with the directive of the National Headquarters of the NLC.