Mr Mele Kyari, the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has hailed the decision of labour leaders to suspend their planned protest scheduled to have commenced Monday.
Kyari, in a tweet on his official Twitter handle today praised the leadership of the unions for choosing the pursuit of common good.
He said: “Being a former union leader, I understand the difficulties of labour leadership when faced with choices between stark realities and legitimate follower expectations.
“The leadership chose the pursuit of common good and posterity will vindicate us all for standing with our country,” he said.
“They showed understanding on inevitability of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) deregulation and jointly charted way forward to secure local refining sufficiency through greater stakeholder inclusiveness and transparency.
“We will follow through diligently,” he added.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the NLC and TUC had suspended the strike at the early hours of Monday following a meeting with the Federal Government.