The National Labour Congress (NLC) has planned a two-day nationwide protest on July 26 and 27 in harmony with the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
NLC made this known in a letter, signed by its General Secretary, Comrade Emmanuel Ugboaja, on July 15, that the protest is an effort by the congress to get children back to school and also to support ASUU and the fight for quality education.
“We bring you fraternal greetings from the national secretariat of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).
“In line with the decisions of the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the Nigeria Labour Congress held on the 30th of June 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.
“Dates: Tuesday, 26th July 2022 and Wednesday, 27th July 2022.
“Venue: All the State Capitals of the Federation and Abuja the Federal Capital Territory. Take off Point: NLC State Secretariats and the Labour House, Abuja.
“You are requested to immediately convene the meetings of your SAC to disseminate this information and to fully mobilize workers in the states for this very important protest for good governance,” read the letter, which was jointly signed by NLC President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, and the General Secretary.