Fuel Price Hike: Labour To Shut Down Nigeria From Wednesday


Organised labour and its civil society allies have resolved to shut down Nigeria from Wednesday, May 18, over the hike in the pump price of petrol announced by the federal government on Wednesday.

Labour leaders will not later than Sunday, send a letter to government demanding a total reversal to the N86.50 pump price of petrol before 12 am on Wednesday, failing which all economic and others would be shut from Wednesday, Vanguard reports.

The Federal Government had on Wednesday increased the pump price of petrol to N145 per liter from N86.50.