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NLC, TUC to suspend protests after meeting with Tinubu – Presidency

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) have resolved to suspend further protests after holding a meeting with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Tinubu’s spokesperson, Dele Alake revealed this on Wednesday evening following a meeting which the president held with the NLC President, Comrade Joe Ajaero and that of TUC, Comrade Festus Usifo at the State House, Abuja. “Consequent upon the fruitful and frank discussion with President Tinubu and their confidence in his ability to encourage open and honest consideration of all the issues put forward by the Labour Movement, the Labour Leaders resolved to stop further protest,” Alake said. “They opted for further constructive engagement with the government to resolve all outstanding issues as they affect the working people and Nigerians in general.” Alake said that President Tinubu gave his commitment to the Labour leaders that the Port Harcourt refineries will start production by December 2023. That would be af