ASUUStrike : Nigeria Labour Congress begins Protects in Lagos


Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress are protesting in Ikeja, the Lagos State capital, in solidarity with the strike action of the Academic Staff Union of Universities.

The protest which is currently holding is also an opportunity for the NLC to bring attention to other issues affecting the nation.

The score of protesters who stormed the street carried placards with several inscription such as ‘Stop importation of petrol, refine the refineries’, ‘Nigeria at 60 years of independence, more hunger in the land’, etc.

NLC also plans to Embark on Three-day Warning Strike after Protest
immediately after the Tuesday and Wednesday nationwide protest in solidarity with the striking lecturers.
It further stated that it might extend the warning to an indefinite strike if the federal government fails to resolve the issues with the university unions and have the schools reopen for Nigerian students.
The labour movement said it has mobilized workers across the country for a nationwide protest in all the 36 states of the federation and Abuja Tuesday
The protest is to compel the federal government to resolve all the lingering issues to re-open universities for academic activities.

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