ASUU Strike: NLC shuts down Ondo ask FG to meet Lecturers’ demands
The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Ondo State chapter on Tuesday joined their counterparts across the country in solidarity with ASUU over the five months prolonged and unending old strike.
The NLC scheduled for two days is aimed at seeking an end to the lingering ASUU strike.
The workers who turned out in their numbers include members of ASUU and other trade unions.
The workers who put on branded shirts, converged on the Cenotaph, Alagbaka, Akure the State capital as early as 8:00 am on Tuesday where they took off to some popular locations within the metropolis.
The workers chanted solidarity songs as they marched through the popular Oba Adesida Road.
They displayed placards and banners with the inscriptions, “Enough is Enough” “End ASUU Strike Now” among others.
Addressing the protesters, NLC Chairman in the state, Sunday Adeleye, lamented the lingering strike which he noted had crippled tertiary education in the country.
He appealed to the federal government to accede to the demands of university lecturers to allow students return to their classrooms.
Adeleye reaffirmed NLC’s commitment to promoting good government, which he said would safeguard Nigerians’ future, particularly those of workers and students.