Oshiomole Shades NLC President Ajaero Amid Strike: “Don’t Reduce Yourself to a Local Champion”

Oshiomole Shades NLC President Ajaero Amid Strike: “Don’t Reduce Yourself to a Local Champion”

  • Adams Oshiomole, Edo senator has cricitised the decision of the NLC to embark on a nationwide strike
  • He maintained that the move so far by the NLC and its TUC counterpart does not represent the issues affecting workers in Nigeria
  • The former Edo governor blamed Ajaero over the assault meted out against him in Imo state, urging him to tackle the main issues and not selective issues

Legit.ng journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

FCT, Abuja - Adams Oshiomole, the senator representing Edo North Senatorial District since 2023, has blamed the attack meted out against Joe Ajaero, the national president of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) in Imo state on the labour leader.

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Adams Oshiomole says the NLC nationwide strike is "wrong timing". Photo credit: Adams Oshiomhole, Joe Ajaero
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Oshiomole speaks on why he is against the NLC strike

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The former NLC president, who appeared on Channels Television’s Politics Today, on Wednesday, November 15, opposed the ongoing strike by labour unions, noting it was not called to address issues affecting Nigerian workers.

He advised Ajaero, and other labour leaders to take up national issues and not selective issues.

Oshiomole said:

"To run a National organisation, you must deal with National issues, you don't reduce yourself to a local champion. He (Ajaero) is not the president of Imo workers, he is the president of Nigerian workers."

Watch the video below as Oshiomole educates NLC President Ajaero

Oshiomole noted that the issues confronting workers currently are so many and they should be the priority of the labour unions and not the assault on Ajaero.

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Labour leaders to consult after meeting with FG over nationwide strike

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that organised labour agreed to consult with their members on the way forward regarding the nationwide strike after meeting with the delegation of the federal government on Wednesday, November 15.

The President of TUC, Festus Osifo, who led other labour leaders to the NSA’s office, did not state in clear terms when the strike would be suspended or totally called off.

Uzodimma speaks on grouse with NLC president

Legit.ng also reported that Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo state cleared the air regarding his rift with Joe Ajaero, the national president of the NLC and shared the possible reason that led to his assault.

While addressing the Imo State Council of Elders who visited him at the Government House, Owerri on Tuesday, November 15, to congratulate him for his re-election, Uzodimma described the rift with the NLC president as a “politically-sponsored antagonism.”

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Reno Omokri hints at reason NLC is embarking on nationwide strike

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, has hinted at the reason behind the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) decision to embark on a nationwide strike.

Omokri said the NLC president, Joe Ajaero, admitted that those who attacked and beat him up were thugs and that the Imo state police commissioner had been redeployed because of the incident.

He said what happened to Ajaero was not enough reason to ground the entire nation.

Source: Legit.ng

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