Why Buhari should not sign African Free Trade Agreement – NLC

Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), has warned the Federal Government against signing the African Free Trade Agreement.

NLC President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, in a statement yesterday, said the policy would, among others, allow a foreign airline to directly do local scheduled flights without employing Nigerians.

“There is a renewed, extremely dangerous and radioactive neo-liberal policy initiative being driven by the Ministry of Trade and Investment that seeks to open our seaports, airports and other businesses to unbridled foreign interference never before witnessed in the history of the country,” Wabba said.

He said that owing to the sensitivity of this policy or its possible fall-outs on our economy, those driving it were directed to consult the Nigerian local business community and organised…

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