The Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress have suspended the strike scheduled to commence today ( Monday ) .
This followed an agreement reached with the Federal Government at a meeting which started at 8 . 30 pm on Sunday and ended at 2 : 50 am this morning .
After exhaustive deliberations on the issues raised by the labour centres , the meeting agreed to suspend the application of the cost -reflective electricity tariff adjustments for two weeks.
The Minister of Labour and Employment , Chris Ngige, read the five -page communique signed by the representatives of the government and labour.
The NLC President , Ayuba Wabba ; and his Trade Union Congress counterpart , Quadri Olaleye , amongst others signed on behalf of Organised Labour while the Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige; Minister of State Petroleum , Timipre Silva ; Minister of State Labour and Employment , Festus Keyamo ( SAN); Minister of Information , Lai Mohammed; and the Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha and others , signed on behalf of the government .
Olaleye confirmed the development in an interview with The PUNCH on Monday morning .