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ASUU: NLC Plans Nationwide Protest As Police Demand Notification

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ASUU: NLC Plans Nationwide Protest As Police Demand Notification

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has announced the plans to commence a two-day nationwide protest on July 26, 2022 in solidarity with the striking members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities and other unions in the public universities.

The congress disclosed this in a circular dated July 15, 2022 and addressed to the chairpersons and secretaries of its state councils.

This is just as the police demanded notification from the labour union.

The circular, signed by the NLC President, Ayuba Wabba; and General Secretary, Emmanuel Ugboaja, was titled, “National protest to get our children back to school.”

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It read in part, “In line with the decisions of the National Executive Council meeting of the Nigeria Labour Congress held on June 30, 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.”

According to the circular, the protest would be held on July 26 and 27 at all state capitals and the Federal Capital Territory.

The protests in states are expected to take off from NLC state secretariats while that of Abuja will take off from the Labour House, Abuja.

“You are requested to immediately convene the meetings of your SAC to disseminate this information and to fully mobilise workers in the states for this very important protest for good governance,” the circular concluded.

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