Neda Imasuen the Senator representing Edo South in the Red Chambers, urged the government and the Nigeria Labour Congress to reach a compromise to prevent the strike which had been planned by labour unions.
In his statement, the country may not live through another lockdown due to its economy.
He lamented the high cost of goods and services stating the effects of the dwindling economy.
This, he said on Sunday while speaking to journalists in Benin.
He also lamented over the devalue of Naira, as he advised the Central Bank to concentrate on policies that would revive the economy.
This would atleast aid in the development of the country.
Aside from the nation’s currency, he highlighted the need for road infrastructure.
“The best that can happen is for the federal government and the labour union to reach a compromise over what is needed to alleviate the suffering of the masses due to the removal of subsidy.
There is a lot of suffering in the country with the prices of goods and services on the rise daily. The naira is also in a free fall and there is no way to develop under this situation. Roads are bad and it is difficult to move farm produce within a state not to talk between states.
The government must address the infrastructural deficit and put the country on the path of development. It takes effort but it can be done,” he added
Neda stated that the legislative arm of government and other arms to wake up and commence effectiveness, thus, enabling better living.