The Federal Government has scheduled a special meeting with
representatives of the Nigeria Labour Congress, the Trade Union
Congress, their affiliates as well as members of Civil Society
Organizations as one of the ways to end incessant industrial actions
by workers.

The Minister of Labour, Dr Chris Ngige, disclosed this after a meeting
he held with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa,

Dr Ngige said at the meeting slated for Saturday, officials would
disclose the true state of government’s financial account to the
labour leaders so that they can appreciate the challenges facing the

The minister, who briefed the President on the recent strike by the
National Association of Resident Doctors, which was suspended on
Thursday, said President Buhari had approved the meeting with the
labour leaders.

He however added that representatives of unions in the nation’s
tertiary institutions would also attend the meeting to table their
positions on some issues.

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