NLC Solidarity rally holds today, police warn hoodlums


The police and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have been deployed in response to the nationwide protest organised by the Nigeria Labour Congress NLC in solidarity with the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU taking place on Tuesday.

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence spokesperson, Shola Odumosu in a statement said armed and unarmed personnel would be on the ground to protect the protesters and Nigerians.

The NLC had said the protest would hold at all the state capitals on Tuesday while the mega rally would take place in Abuja on Wednesday to pressure the Federal Government to meet ASUU’s demands.

About 40 NLC affiliates, including aviation, bank, oil and gas, electricity and construction workers are expected to participate in the protest.

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