The Federal Government and Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) are meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja over fuel subsidy removal.
NLC’s President Joe Ajaero is leading the Labour team to the meeting, which started around 5:51 pm.
The Organised Labour last Wednesday met with the government team but the meeting ended in deadlock and was rescheduled for Sunday.
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But the NLC refused to honour Sunday’s meeting alleging that it was ambushed by the government with the announcement of a new price template by the Nigeria National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL).
It asked the government to revert to the old pump price for meaningful negotiation to take place.
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The government team at the meeting include former Edo Governor Comrade Adams Oshiomhole; the Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) of NNPCL Mele Kyari; the Chief of Staff to the President Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila; Hon. James Faleke, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Labour Labour and Employment, Kachollom Daju among others.