The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) on Monday, November 7, warned of the imminent consequences of any planned fuel price increase at a time an average Nigerian citizen can hardly afford one good meal a day.
The CNPP, which is the umbrella body of all registered political parties and political associations in the country, also counseled the citizens never to put their hope on labour unions in the country for any reversal of a hike in pump price if the federal government eventually dances to the tune of the rumour mongers.
CNPP’s threat was contained in a statement signed by its secretary-general, Chief Willy Ezugwu, and made available to NAIJ.com. The body maintained that since 2012, it became obvious that the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress (TUC), and their allied unions have not proven to be selfless partners with the poor masses in times of need and cannot be trusted at this time or even in the future. Read more