NLC PLANS ONE-DAY PROTEST OVER ASUU STRIKE, OTHERS

THE NIGERIA LABOUR CONGRESS HAS SAID IT WILL HOLD A ONE – DAY NATIONAL PROTEST TO FORCE THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO MEET THE DEMANDS OF UNIVERSITY-BASED UNIONS.

THE CONGRESS SAYS REPORTS FROM A MEETING OF ITS CENTRAL WORKING COMMITTEE SHOWED LACK OF PROGRESS IN THE NEGOTIATION WITH THE LEADERSHIP OF THE ACADEMIC STAFF UNION OF UNIVERSITIES, SENIOR STAFF ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES, NON-ACADEMIC STAFF UNION OF UNIVERSITIES AND NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC TECHNOLOGISTS.

THE PRESIDENT OF NLC, AYUBA WABBA SAID THIS IN ABUJA DURING THE OPENING OF THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING OF THE CONGRESS WHERE HE DIRECTED ALL THE AFFILIATE UNIONS OF THE NLC TO ISSUE DIRECTIVES ON THE PLANNED ONE-DAY NATIONAL PROTEST FROM NEXT WEEK.