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Friday, 12 March 2021

No increase in Fuel Price – FG Says

The Federal Government has assured Nigerians that there is no increase in the price of petrol in the country.

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, stated this in a statement, signed by Mr Charles Akpan, Deputy Director, Press and Public Relations unit in the ministry, on Friday in Abuja.

“Ngige noted that the Federal Government had assured the tripartite labour community of the organised labour, private sector and indeed all Nigerians that there is currently no increase in the price of petrol.

“He said there would be no increase in the price for now, as discussions are ongoing between government and the organised labour as well as other stakeholders on the matter.

“I have made contact with the relevant authorities, the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources and the NNPC and wish to assure members of the public that there is no such increase for now.

“We have an ongoing discussions and standing committees comprising labour and government,’’ he said.

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