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FG sets up technical comittee on fuel price increase

02 June 2016, 18:30

Abuja - The Federal Government has constituted a technical committee to look into the grievances of the Nigeria Labour Congress on the increase in fuel price, Vanguard reports.

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, David Babachir Lawal disclosed this on Wednesday in Abuja.

He said the committee is also to examine other consequential and/or ancillary matters thereon.

The composition of the Committee is made of members from both labour and the government.

From the Nigeria Labour Congress, according to Thisday, the members of the committee are Peters Adeyemi, Amaechi Asugwuni, Ibrahim Khaleel, Igwe Achese and Segun Efan.

From the Trade Union Congress TUC are Augustine Etafo, Alade Bashir Lawal and Abdullahi Sale.

On the side of government are the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige who would serve as the chairman of the committee.

Others are the Minister of state for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, his counterpart in Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Solid Minerals, Kayode Fayemi as well as Chairman, National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission, R. O. Egbule.

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