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As a result of the meeting held by the NLC and TUC to embark on a strike action if Federal Government refuse to reverse the sudden hike in fuel price of fuel. However, at the National industrial Court sitting in Abuja lead by the president Justice Babatunde Adejumo pin down the labour unions from going on strike propose for Wednesday pending the determination of a suit of Federal Government filled before the court. Justice Babatunde Adejumo commanded all parties to maintain status quo until this legal dispute is settled.

This command came as following ex-parte application filed by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN. Who begged the NIC to retrain the labour from shutting down the whole nation.

The AGF said if the labour is allowed to go ahead with the strike it will only cause damage and inflict more hardship on Nigerians and that’s the reason the FG seek the intervention of the court. He added that “great and irreparable damage” would be done against the nation and “ordinary and law abiding citizens”, if the court refuse the ex-parte application.

Moreover, Neither NLC nor TUC appeared in court as Justice Adejumo granted the motion and says that the restrained order against the labour will end after Seven days.