JUST IN: Nigeria Labour Congress begins solidarity protest in Lagos1 min read
Security operatives have taken over some parts Lagos over the protest organised by the Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC) in solidarity with the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU).
Labour members, other unions, civil society organizations are currently gathered in Ikeja axis
Security operatives, including Police and other sister agencies are at the venue to prevent breach or attack on the protesters by thugs.
Recall that ASUU had shut all public universities and commenced its ongoing strike on February 14, after the FG failed to meet some of its demands
The demands are: the release of revitalisation funds for universities, renegotiation of the 2009 FGN/ASUU agreement, release of earned allowances for university lecturers, and deployment of the University Transparency and Accountability Solution platform for the payment of salaries and allowances of university lecturers.