Written by: Lawal Sherifat
The Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC), has expressed worry over the continuous increase in the prices of petroleum products in the country. The association’s President, Mr. Muhammad Yunusa made the observation in an interview with newsmen on Sunday in Abuja. Yunusa spoke on the expectations of the labor unions on the sidelines of activities to mark the 2021 Workers’ Day. He noted that the level of poverty and insecurity nationwide had also become worrisome. “We are also aware of the huge economic losses globally occasioned by COVID-19 pandemic, the economy is down, the indices of development is down and so, our expectations are very low. “We are particularly worried about the continuous increase in the cost of petroleum products, we are also worried about electricity tariff, and we are very worried about job losses.