The Nigeria Labour Congress has suspended the industrial action which began on Wednesday, its president, Ayuba Wabba said on Sunday.
,” he said, adding that the union “remains committed to genuine dialogue”.
The protest and strike declared were ignited by the hefty increase in the pump price of petrol, with the government arguing that the removal of fuel subsidy will help alleviate fuel shortages and end the regime of fraudulent claims associated with it.
Ayuba Wabba, the NLC’s president, told journalists in the capital, Abuja, that the union had “resolved to suspend with immediate effect the action”.
“Congress will resume negotiations with government on the twin issues of the hike in electricity tariff and an increase in the pump price of petroleum products