Shehu Sani Reveals How Some Banks Operated During Nationwide Strike

Shehu Sani Reveals How Some Banks Operated During Nationwide Strike

  • Former Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani, has reacted to the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the organised labour
  • Sani said some commercial banks did not fully comply with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) nationwide strike
  • According to Sani, the banks closed their front gates but directed their customers to use the back gates journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5-year-experience covering metro and government policy

Former Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani, has explained how some commercial banks operated during the ongoing nationwide strike.

Sani said some banks closed their front gate to customers while directing the customers to enter through the back doors.

Shehu Sani reveals how some banks operated during nationwide strike
Strike: Shehu Sani says some banks were opened to customers Photo Credit: Shehu Sani/Eminent Media
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He stated this via his X page (formerly known as Twitter) @Shehusani, on Tuesday, November 14.

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The former federal lawmaker wondered if that was half strike or something else.

“Some Banks are on strike by closing the front entrance and telling their customers to “enter through the back door”…is that half strike or something?”

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The officials of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) shut down the National Assembly (NASS) Complex located in the Three Arms Zone, Abuja, in compliance with the nationwide strike.

The lawmakers, the Staff, Journalists and others were locked out as the entrances into the Complex were locked.

It was gathered that human and vehicular movements were prevented from the premises.


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Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via

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