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Nigerian Labour Congress Gives Federal Government 7 Days Ultimatum to End Cash Crunch, Fuel Scarcity

Comrade Joe Ajaero, President of Nigerian Labour Congress

The Nigerian Labour Congress has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to end the cash crunch in the country.

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Joe Ajaero gave the ultimatum on Monday in Abuja, at the opening session of the Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting of the labour union.

Mr. Ajaero, who expressed displeasure at the difficult situation foisted on Nigerians as a result of the cash swap policy of the Federal Government and warned that on the expiration of the seven days, workers would be directed to stay away from work, if nothing is done to ameliorate the situation.

The NLC president also decried the current fuel scarcity in the country, lamenting that workers and Nigerians are being pushed to the wall.

His words; “On this issue of fuel scarcity and cash crunch, Congress wish to inform the Federal Government that we will no longer keep quiet.

“NLC is giving the CBN and the FG seven working days, if they fail to do the needful at the expiration of the seven days, all workers in Nigeria should stay at home,” he added.

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Joseph Chukwuma Oputa

Joseph Chukwuma Oputa is the Managing Editor of Maslow Businessnews and Physicians News publications published by Maslow Business News Publications, Lagos, Nigeria.

Joseph Oputa is a proud Alumnus of the prestigious Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos and Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Niger State.

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