July 25, 2024

NLC 2-Day Nationwide Protest: MWUN Signals Readiness To Participate

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NLC 2-Day Nationwide Protest: MWUN Signals Readiness To Participate

By Jerry Aguigbo

The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) , has expressed readiness to participate in the Nigeria Labour Congress’ (NLC) 2-Day Nationwide Protest holding on the 27-28th, ( Tuesday and Wednesday) of February, 2024, as directed by the Congress after its NEC-In-Session rose from a meeting held today 26, Monday, February 2024 in Abuja, directing all its affiliate members across the nation to strictly comply.

Comrade Dr Adewale Adeyanju, President – General Maritime Workers’Union of Nigeria, MWUN and the Deputy National President NLC, who conveyed this message through MWUN’s Head, Media, Comrd. John Kennedy Ikemefuna, said the protest is coming on the backdrop of the Federal government’s refusal to honour the “October 2, 2023 Agreement signed with the Congress.

He however said, the Congress believes that if the agreement had been honoured and implemented, it would have gone a long way to ameliorate the sufferings and hardships the ill- conceived and ill- implemented policies have brought upon Nigerian Workers and the citizenry of the Country.

“In view of this, MWUN as an affiliate of the Nigeria Labour Congress would in totality comply with the NLC directive.” The statement read.

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