JUST IN: NLC issues FG ultimatum over ASUU strike – Nexus News

The Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC) Lagos State chapter has given a two-week ultimatum to the Federal Government to address the ongoing strike embarked by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

Speaking at protest in Ikeja, Lagos NLC chairperson, Mrs Agnes Sessy, implored government to act or risk another #ENDSARS protest.

The NLC and other university unions took to the streets of Lagos to protest the ongoing ASUU strike today.

She said: “If the Federal Government does not resolve the strike within two weeks, there would be nationwide mass protest. In fact, the ENDSARS protest would be a child’s play.”

Protesters in Ilorin

The protesters also stormed the office of Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in Alausa over the prolonged strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

The protest, which commenced as early as 7:00am from under Bridge Ikeja, attracted hundreds from various unions.

The protesters marched through the major Ikeja road leading to the governor’s office.

Vehicular movements around Ikeja metropolis were disrupted resulting in heavy gridlock.

Operatives, including Police Force, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, others are providing security to prevent a security breach or attack on the protesters.

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