The National Union of Electricity Employees is set to join Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in solidarity protest with ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities.
A memo dated July 22, 2022 and issued by the union’s General Secretary, Joe Ajaero urged all members to participate actively in the protest.
Daily Trust reports that the NLC had last week announced that it would embark on a joint protest with other affiliate unions to protest the lingering strike of university workers in the country since February 14, 2022.
The memo reads, “In line with the NLC’s directive and our position which was made known at the Central Working Committee (CWC) and National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the Congress.
“All members of the union are enjoined to massively mobilize and actively participate in the NLC/ASUU solidarity protest against the continued closure of Nation’s Tertiary Institutions scheduled for 26/27 July, 2022.
“You are encouraged to work with the leadership of State Executive Council (SEC) of the Congress in your various states with a view of having successful outing.”