Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Sunday promised to begin a two-days nationwide protest in solidarity with the strike action of the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU).
According to the statement signed by the NLC general secretary, Comrade Emmanuel Ugboaja. It read, “In line with the decisions of the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the Nigeria Labour Congress held on the 30th of June 2022, we have scheduled as follows the national days of protest to get our children back to school and support our unions in Nigeria’s public universities fighting for quality education.
“You are requested to immediately convene the meetings of your SAC to disseminate this information and to fully mobilize workers in the states for this very important protest for good governance.”
Meanwhile on Tuesday NLC fulfil their promise, members of the Congress stormed the street of Lagos, followed by Ondo State. With placards and several inscriptions such as “Stop importation of petrol, refine the refineries, “Nigeria at 60 years of independence, more hunger in the land, “Reduce the costs of governance now. Save the masseuses from poverty and hunger”, etc.
Some photos of the protest below