The Sixteen-Man Technical Committee for the implementation of the palliatives meant to cushion the effects of the increase in the pump of petrol has been constituted.
The committee which will be chaired by the Hon. Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Dr. Chris Nwabueze Ngige (OON) has the representative of the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Prof. Adamu K. Usman as Secretary. Other members of the committee representing the Federal Government include, Hon Minister of State, Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, Hon. Minister of Budget and Planning, Sen. Udo Udoma, Hon. Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, Hon. Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the Chairman of National Salaries and Wages Commission, Chief R.O Egbule and the representative of the Office of the Head of Service of the Federation.
On the other hand, the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) will be represented by Comrade Peter Adeyemi, Comrade Amaechi Asugwuni, Comrade Ibrahim Khaleel, Comrade Igwe Achese and Comrade Abdullahi Sale.
Similarly, the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) will be represented by Comrade Augustine Etafo, Comrade Alade Bashir Lawal and Comrade Abdullahi Sale.
The committee will be inaugurated tomorrow; Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 3pm. Venue is the Conference hall of the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
Deputy Director (Press)