Nigerian Labour Congress(NLC), and the National Union of Local government Employees(NULGE) have disclosed that it will hold a one-day protest across the country over the federal government’s approach to the ongoing industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
Mr Ayuba Wabba the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), and Mr Ambali Olatunji, the President of NULGE, disclosed this while speaking at a one-day conference in Abuja, condemned in the strongest terms the deteriorating security situation in Nigeria.
Wabba, while calling on the federal government to act fast on the aforementioned issues said, “For four months and running, the children of the poor have remained at home. Today as we speak, diesel is selling for more than N800 per litre. There is no way this situation can be allowed to continue.
“So I think there’s an urgency in addressing this issue. And therefore, the central working committee decided that there will be a one-day national protest to call the attention of the government to resolve this issue immediately.”