NLC to embark on nationwide strike from Wednesday over removal of fuel subsidy


The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has declared a nationwide strike from next Wednesday.



The strike was declared over the removal of fuel subsidy which has led to an outcry across different parts of the country.



Channels Television reported that the congress made the announcement on Friday, June 2, after a National Executive Council (NEC) meeting in Abuja over the fuel subsidy removal and subsequent hike in the pump price of petrol.


The NEC comprises all Presidents, General Secretaries, Treasurers of all NLC’s affiliate unions; State Chairpersons and Secretaries of the NLC State Councils, Chairperson of the NLC Youth Committee and members of the National Administrative Council (NAC).