ASUU strike: Nigeria Labour Congress to hold 2-day nationwide protest

Written by on July 18, 2022

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has lent its voice to the ongoing industrial dispute between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) as it has announced plans to commence a 2-day nationwide protest on Tuesday, July 26, in solidarity with the ongoing strike action by the lecturers union.

The planned protest is aimed at pressurizing the Federal Government to conclude negotiations with striking universities unions and ensure that public universities resume for normal activities, among others.

This disclosure is contained in a circular issued by the NLC to all the state chairmen of the union, and signed by its National President, Ayuba Wabba, and the General Secretary, Comrade Emmanuel Ugboaja.

Wabba, who stated that the protest will also extend to Wednesday, July 27, 2022, pointed out that it will be held in all states of the federation and Abuja.

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