The officials of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and representatives of the Federal Government are holding another meeting to discuss fallouts from the removal of fuel subsidy.
Both the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the TUC, held an inconclusive meeting with the government on Wednesday.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator George Akume is leading the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele; former Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole; and the Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), Mele Kyari to the meeting.
Also in the meeting are the Executive Secretary of the National Sugar Development Council (NSDC), Zacch Adedeji; Executive Vice President, Downstream, of the NNPCL, Yemi Adetunji; former Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Dele Alake; and Hon James Faleke, among others.
On the TUC side are seven members, led by their President, Mr Festus Osifo.
Alake had said after last week’s meeting that talks on solutions to all issues at hand would continue.
The TUC had before going into the meeting demanded the stoppage of representatives subsidy withdrawal.
On Sunday,the TUC asked the Federal Government to revert to the old petrol pump price of N194 per litre while negotiations continue over the recent increase of between N488 and N557 per litre occasioned by the removal of subsidy.
It also asked the government to increase the minimum wage to cushion the effect of the petrol subsidy removal.