The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Lagos State chapter, has given the Federal Authorities two weeks ultimatum to resolve its points with the Educational Workers Union of Universities (ASUU).
Naija Information experiences that the Lagos NLC Chairperson, Agnes Sessy acknowledged this throughout a protest held in Ikeja, the state capital on Tuesday.
She warned that refusal to adjust to ASUU calls for may lead to an enormous nationwide protest, just like that of the notorious ENDSARS protest of 2020.
“If the Federal Authorities doesn’t resolve the strike inside two weeks, there can be a nationwide mass protest. Actually, the ENDSARS protest can be a toddler’s play,” Sessy stated.
This information platform experiences that the labour union had taken to the streets of Lagos to protest the continuing ASUU strike.
Why The NLC Protest
Giving causes for becoming a member of ASUU on a two-day, NLC Nationwide President, Ayuba Wabba acknowledged that the protest is to induce the Nigerian authorities to resolve points with ASUU and reopen the colleges.
Chatting with journalists on the 18th NLC Rain Faculty in Uyo, Akwa Ibom, on Monday, Wabba stated: “The protest taking place tomorrow (Right now) is just not a solidarity protest however a protest of NLC towards authorities actions that result in our universities being shut down and our youngsters staying at residence as a substitute of going to high school. All of the unions straight concerned within the strike are NLC associates and their members are a part of NLC.
“We’ve taken three ranges of resolution. First is the protest, which goes to be nationwide tomorrow. After the protest, a three-day nationwide warning strike will begin, and in the event that they fail to resolve the problems and convey again our youngsters to high school, we go on indefinite strike.
“That’s the resolution of our Nationwide Government Council. And what might be useful for them is to examine the timeline we’ve got given for them to resolve the problems. We’re optimistic that they are going to be prepared this time as a result of we’re additionally prepared to get our kids again to high school.”