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NLC Protest In Abuja Begins With A Large Turnout – See photos

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A sizable crowd attends the start of the NLC protest in Abuja.

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The Nigeria Labour Congress, or NLC, has called a nationwide protest against the high cost of living in the nation on February 27 and 28, and it has started in Abuja.

NLC had issued a protest alert to its members in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and the 36 states regarding the suffering of Nigerian civil servants.

Due to the Federal Government’s failure to carry out the agreements reached on October 2 after the fuel subsidy was removed, the National Labor Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress sent a 14-day nationwide strike notice to the government on February 8.

To further press their demands, the union chose to stage a two-day nationwide protest while Nigerians continue to struggle with economic hardship.

The Department of State Services, or DSS, issued a security advisory, but the union ignited the protest in numerous cities around the nation. Early on Tuesday, irate Nigerians and laborers were observed swarming the Labour House accompanied by security personnel.

 

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