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NLC Strike Update: ASUU embarks on strike; TUC backs out on strike, riot in Fadeyi, Lagos

The NLC got a court order yesterday to disembark on their proposed strike action against increase in fuel price. The NLC have split into two because of this as some are not eager to carry out the strike action while some led by Ayuba Wabba decided to still continue with their proposed plan.

Meanwhile, TUC has backed out of the strike after their meeting with FGN and NLC. NUPENG and PENGASSAN are also not involved in the strike action as they have made known their stand.

This Morning, riot started out at Fadeyi Lagos, with hoodlums throwing stones at cars and all that but later the police came to the rescue and it has stopped but people are still protesting peacefully.

In Abuja, workers have also ignored the strike action and are going to work as usual. Federal Government has warned that any worker that embarks on the strike action will not be paid ‘no work, no pay’.

In Owerri Imo State, workers were sent back home and school students were also turned back from school. Ijeoma a student in a Secondary school said “we got to school and were told to go back home that the strike had begun”.

In Abeokuta Osun State, protest is already on going.

ASUU(Academic Staff Union of Universities) has also joined the strike today after Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, the president of the union sent out a letter to that effect yesterday 17th May 2016.

 

 

 

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