The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) will today protest against the recent 45 percent increase in electricity tariff by the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Monday.
Labour said it will in collaboration with civil society groups, picket Electricity Distribution companies nationwide.
“Our members have been sufficiently mobilized and are ready to go. If you are an electricity consumer and you are not happy with the bills electricity companies serve you every month, you are invited to join this protest rally,” NLC said in a statement on Sunday.
“The Abuja rally will start at Labour House, Central Business District at 8.00am before moving to the NERC head office at Adamawa Plaza, Plot 1099, First Avenue, Off Shehu Shagari Way, Central Business District. From the NERC office, the rally will roll to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company at Zone 4.
“The rally will mobilise from there to the National Assembly”