NEWS FLASH: Workers have begun a statewide strike – NLC President Ajaero

Nigerian labor unions have started nationwide demonstrations.

In a recent interview with Channels Television at Unity Fountain in Abuja, the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero, made a significant revelation. Ajaero disclosed this information on Wednesday, as workers gathered at the location to prepare for a protest.

In a recent statement, he highlighted the presence of certain obstacles impeding the initiation of the protest in several states.

In a nationwide development, protests have erupted across all states, encountering certain obstacles in select locations. In certain areas, the Police’s ongoing efforts to halt the process have come to our attention.

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In a candid statement, it has been revealed that there is nothing impeding the progress of the ongoing protest. In light of the feedback received from state governments, it is our responsibility to determine the timing of the protest, be it today, tomorrow, or in the near future. It is crucial to emphasize that our approach does not involve employing force to suppress the public’s right to voice their opinions. Reporting live from the scene, a passionate individual expressed their purpose for participating in the protest, emphasizing their intention to send a powerful message to fellow Nigerians.

In a recent development, workers have declared their intention to stage a nationwide protest on August 2. Their primary demand is the reversal of fuel price increments and other policies implemented by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s government. This announcement comes as workers continue to express their dissatisfaction with the current state of affairs.

In a recent development, workers have convened in a show of protest at Unity Fountain in Abuja, as well as in Ogun and Kano states. This report is being filed to capture the current situation on the ground.

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