Withdraw support for Obi — he’s anti-worker, AAC says to NLC – The Sun Nigeria

(The Cable)

The African Action Congress (AAC) has asked the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to withdraw its support for the candidature of Peter Obi, presidential candidate of the Labour Party.

The AAC said this in a statement on Tuesday, signed by Femi Adeyeye, its spokesperson.

In June, the NLC and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) declared their support for Obi in the 2023 elections.

The declaration of support for Obi’s candidature by the labour unions has elicited mixed reactions.

Last Saturday, the APC presidential campaign council asked the NLC to state its position on the payment of petrol subsidy in the wake of its support for the candidature of Obi.

Earlier, Obi had said part of his plans, if he becomes president, would be to remove petrol subsidy.

Responding to the APC presidential campaign, the NLC said if Nigeria has functional refineries, the problems associated with payment of petrol subsidy will be addressed.

Recently, Obi, in an interview on CNN, said, if elected…

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