The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC has reiterated its commitment to fight the economic pains and hardship caused by the Federal Government’s decision of petrol subsidy removal.

National Assistant Secretary, of the NLC, Chris Onyeka, said the Central Working Committee of the Congress would soon hold a meeting today, Tuesday and take a position.

He stressed that all issues around the suffering of the masses because of the recent price hike in fuel would be addressed at the meeting.

Meanwhile, the Trade Union Congress, TUC has questioned plans to allow State governments to roll out palliatives to citizens to cushion the effects of the hardships caused by the removal of fuel subsidy.

Also, the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU; the University of Lagos chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU; Congress of University Academics and protesting members of the Edo Civil Society Organisations, decried the subsidy removal and it attendant pains.

National President of SSANU, Ibrahim Mohammed, said no progress had been recorded since the petrol subsidy was removed, adding that Nigerians were in anguish and distraught.

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