Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress are protesting in Ikeja, the Lagos State capital, in solidarity with the strike action of the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU).
The strike which started in February 14 was termed ‘comprehensive and total’ by ASUU President, Emmanuel Osodeke .
The protest which is ongoing avails Labour leaders the opportunity to bring attention to other issues affecting the nation
The score of protesters who stormed the street carried placards with several inscription such as ‘Stop importation of petrol, refine the refineries’, ‘Nigeria at 60 years of independence, more hunger in the land’, etc.
Another placard read, “Reduce the cost of governance now, save the masses from poverty and hunger.”
The police and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have deployed personnel in critical infrastructure and facilities in response to the strike.
See photos from the protest below: