The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has disclosed that it is set to embark on a national protest in order to compel the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the federal government to resolve their issues and end its prolonged strike.
The NLC in a memo, Protest to get our children back to school on 15th July 2022 jointly signed by the NLC President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, and the General Secretary, Comrade Emmanuel Ugboaja is alerting the public of its planned national protest.
The memo in parts read: “In line with the decision of the National Executive Council, NEC meeting of the Nigerian Labour Congress held on 30th of June 2022, we have scheduled the National Days of Protest to get our children back to school and support our unions in Nigerians public universities fighting for quality education.
“Date, Tuesday 26th July 2022 and Wednesday 27th July 2022.
“Venue: All state capitals of the Federation and Abuja the Federal Capital Territory.
“Take off points: NLC state secretariats and the Labour House Abuja.
“You are requested to immediately convene the meeting of you Sac to disseminate this information and to fully mobilize workers in the states for this very important protest for good governance.”