The protest by the Organised Labour against the “anti-people” policies of the President Bola Tinubu administration is getting intense as protesters, on Wednesday, morning broke down the first gate of the National Assembly (NASS) complex and forced their way into the premises.
The protesters subsequently moved to the second gate of the Assembly Complex.
The Organised Labour including the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and their affiliate unions, today, kicked off a protest in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, and other states of the Federation including Lagos, Abia, Plateau, Kaduna, Kano, Rivers, Zamfara, Katsina, Cross River, Ebonyi, Enugu, Kwara, Ogun, Imo, Ondo, and Edo.
The protesters in their hundreds convened at the Unity Fountain from where they marched to the NASS Complex.
Senate President Godswill Akpabio is expected to address the protesters ahead of today’s screening of ministerial nominees.
Tinubu had announced subsidy removal in May 29, 2023. Wth this, a litre of the petrol has skyrocketed from N184 to over N620 while food prices and other services has also increased.