Senator Shehu Sani, Omoyele Sowore, Ayuba Wabba, ASUU President, others lead NLC protest in Abuja
Written by Broad Admin on July 27, 2022
Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, the Department of State Security Service, and the Nigeria Security Civil Defense Corps have beefed up security around the National Assembly complex, Abuja, over the ongoing protest organised by the Nigeria Labour Congress in solidarity with the Academic Staff Union of Universities.
Workers in various states of the federation, had on Tuesday begun the protest, warning the federal government to accede to the demands of ASUU in order for the academic union to reopen Nigerian universities that have been closed down for over five months.
Those who led the protest in Abuja on Wednesday included the NLC President, Ayuba Wabba; AAC presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani, ASUU President, Professor Omoyele Sowore, and the immediate past President of ASUU, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, among others.
They are currently leading protesters to the National Assembly as operatives of the Nigeria Police and other security agencies lead the way to ensure adequate security of lives and properties.