Leaders of Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress have announced the suspension of their ongoing nationwide protest.
The bodies came to this conclusion after having an emergency meeting with the Senate, and President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Wednesday.
The Congress had embarked on its nationwide protest in Wednesday, which took place at various parts of the federation including the FCT, where angry protesters pulled down the National Assembly gate in bid to gain access into the premises to meet the country’s lawmakers.
President of NLC, Mr Joe Ajero, had told protesters after meeting with the President, that the Federal Government had made some serious commitment amd that they public would be briefed on the what to do next soon.
Recall, the Congress stated that they are going on protest over what they described as anti-people policies, and ‘would only suspend its strike following a show of seriousness on the side of the government.’
The national treasurer, Hakeem Ambali, is said to have confirmed the suspension of the protest to journalist on Thursday.
In a joint statement that was released by the Congress late Wednesday, has it that President Tinubu confirmed that Port Harcourt refinery will commence production in December this year.
NNPC boss Kyari had also stated that the refinery will be available December 2023.