Nigeria: Brutality – Apologise to Nigerian Staff Inside Three Days or Threat Mass Motion, Group Tells Tinubu

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The NLC President, Joe Ajaero, was allegedly arrested and crushed up by the police in Owerri, the Imo State capital, on Wednesday.

A gaggle, the United Motion Entrance of Civil Society of Nigeria, has threatened to embark on intensive mass motion if President Bola Tinubu refuses to apologise to staff and the brutalised Labour Congress Nationwide President, Joe Ajaero, inside three days.

The group made this recognized in a press release issued by the Head of its Nationwide Coordinating Secretariat, Olawale Okunniyi, on Thursday.

In accordance with the assertion, the group additionally expressed displeasure over the brutalisation of the Labour Congress Nationwide President, Joe Ajaero, in Imo State.

“To this finish, we demand that Mr Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who’s presently on the head of the reckless Nigerian State, ought to tender an unreserved public apology to Nigerian staff and the President, Comrade Joe Ajaero throughout the subsequent three days or threat unprecedented mass actions able to shutting down state enterprise indefinitely,” the assertion mentioned.

Background

On Wednesday, some thugs and cops reportedly attacked Mr Ajaero and different members of the NLC who had assembled on the union’s council secretariat forward of their deliberate protest within the state.

The nationwide management of the NLC later alleged that Mr Ajaero was arrested by police operatives within the state.

The NLC subsequently accused the police in Imo State of brutalising Mr Ajaero upon his arrest.

“Instantly after his arrest, he was crushed up and blindfolded and brought to an unknown vacation spot the place extra brutalisation happened, generally with bottles,” Benson Upah, the NLC spokesperson, mentioned in a press release Wednesday night.

Completely brutalised, his proper eye on the time of the contact was fully shut. His telephones, cash and different private results have been taken from him and haven’t been returned to him, he added whereas confirming the discharge of the NLC president.

Learn the complete assertion from beneath:

PRESS RELEASE

Thursday, 2nd November, 2023

Brutalisation of NLC President is a Heist by APC Authorities in opposition to Nigerian Staff and Lots

……Supreme Court docket Governor, Uzodima Ought to Go away Nigeria Now Or Dangers Public Embarrassments From Staff And Lots

…… Tinubu Ought to Tender Unreserved Apology To Nigerian Staff For Police Brutality In opposition to NLC President Or Face Unprecedented Mass Actions

The United Motion Entrance of Civil Society once more needs to specific our unhappiness over the bestial brutalisation of the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Joe Ajaero, which was orchestrated by Supreme Court docket Governor, Hope Uzodima of Imo State in a bid to thwart a preferred mass protest of Labour in Imo State

Our group needs to state that this type of brutality and dehumanisation of the chief of the Nigerian staff has by no means occurred to any chief of the Nigerian Labour motion within the annals of the Labour Motion in Nigeria, not even through the Abacha bestiality in the dead of night days of the navy did this occur. The closest try in Kaduna over the last regime failed.

Hope Uzodima has positively crossed the Rubicon for ordering his assault Police and Thugs to beat up and brutalise the Chief of all Nigerian staff. So, he’s suggested to resign instantly and depart Nigeria or threat public embarrassments from Nigerian Staff and Lots henceforth wherever he goes.

Equally, we discover the Bola Tinubu authorities liable of complicity on this episode of bestiality displayed by the closely armed power of the Nigerian Police, who stormed the take off venue of the Staff’ Rally in Imo and kidnapped the NLC President to brutalise and homicide him as a result of they claimed the employees defie a Court docket injunction.