Presidency has on Wednesday said that the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC and its sister union, Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) have resolved to suspend the ongoing nationwide protest after meeting with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Dele Alake, Special Adviser to the President on Special Duties, Communications & Strategy, disclosed on Wednesday evening.
“They opted for further constructive engagement with the government to resolve all outstanding issues as they affect the working people and Nigerians in general.
“President Tinubu gave his commitment to the Labour leaders that the Port Harcourt refineries will start production by December 2023 after the completion of the ongoing rehabilitation contract between NNPCL and Italian firm, Maire Tecnimont SpA.
“President Tinubu assured the Labour leaders that he would continue to work for the best interest of Nigeria while pleading with the Labour leaders to join hands with him to birth a better and economically buoyant country.”