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NLC protests Tinubu’s anti peoples polices in Imo

by OkeomaNews

The Imo State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress on Wednesday staged a protest in Owerri, the state capital, over president Bola Tinubu’s presumed anti peoples polices since assumption of office.

The workers who coverage on Asumpta Cathedral of the Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri, marched through the control, Warehouse, bank road roads and arrived the entrance of the state government House.

Bearing placards, banners and NLC insignia to convey their messages, the workers berated the federal government for the removal of subsidy on fuel without palliatives to cushion the effects.

They accused Tinubu of being insensitive to the plights of the Nigerian workers and the masses.

The chairman of Academic Staff Union of Universities, Imo State University chapter, Odinaka Ejiogu, flayed the federal Government for its inability to make life comfortable for the citizenry.

The don said that it was confusing that all the refineries in the country were not working thereby making life unbearable for the people.

Ejiogu asked the FG to immediately bring out palliative for workers that would drastically address the challenges.

The chairperson of NLC in Imo State, Ada Echebime, asked the FG to immediately reverse all its policies which were affecting the Nigerian workers.

She said that workers were no longer affording the prices of fuel and commodities, decrying the living conditions of the workers.

The chairperson of of Trade Union Congress in the state, Georgina Onyemachi, said that the workers had dropped their vehicles at homes because of the hike in the price of fuel in the country.

Ebere Obioma, who is the president of Senior Academic Staff Union Association, Alvan Ikoku federal College of Education chapter, Owerri, said that the FG was treating the workers without respect.

He knocked the FG for its inability to pick backlog of salary arrears, bonuses and wages owned the workers.

Uche Ejiogu, James Chukwuyere, Chibuzor Uche, Rapheal Chukwu, Earnest Nnanabu and Nicholas Agu, who spoke separately at the rally asked the government to reverse all its policies which are heating the people and causing unbearable pains on the people.

The workers said that they were waiting for the governor, Hope Uzodimma, or his representative to address them before dispersing from the venue.

They were still waiting as of the time of filing this report.

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