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NLC president ‘fights’ with officers, threatens to fireside them over protest

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A chaotic scene was recorded yesterday, January 18, on the headquarters of the Nigeria Labor Congress, because the Nationwide Speaker of the congress, Ayuba Wabba, received right into a combat with officers who demanded a proof over a proposed housing that failed for them.

Each day Solar reported that NLC/TUC Good Houses Scheme Chairman, Chief Emeka Anuna and a handful of federal officers protested exterior the NLC headquarters in Abuja over their billion naira funding in a housing venture at Apo Mechanic Village in Abuja.

Anuna stated the officers met all the necessities for the land, however the federal authorities, working with the NLC and an actual property agent, often known as Good Houses, refused to provide them the homes.

The NLC/TUC Good Houses chairman additional alleged that a number of the officers had borrowed cash from banks and co-ops of their places of work since 2012 to pay for the houses, however 10 years later they’d but to get it. the homes or their cash.

Anuna additionally claimed that whereas some died with out discovering their houses, others retreated or left Abuja with out discovering their houses. He stated it went towards the promise that they might get the keys to their homes six months after a ten% fee.

He stated;

“We have been presupposed to enter a housing scheme in Apo Tafia (mechanics village) which is fed by the federal authorities and given to NLC and TUC. Most of our members have met all monetary necessities. The supply time was six months. It has been 10 years and nothing has occurred.

“Some folks have paid their monetary obligations in full. Some paid 46 million naira. Some, N12 million, some paid N12. 4 million for a three-bedroom home. Some paid 10% of the full sum. The settlement was that should you pay 10%, in six months you should have your keys. It was virgin land and all officers purchased into it”

The employees had beforehand protested exterior the house of the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) between 8 and 9 a.m. earlier than heading to the NLC headquarters between 10 and 11 a.m.

The publication reported that after staging their protest, the NLC president ran after them, grabbed the employees’ president by the jugular and vigorously engaged him in a combat.

He reportedly ordered his safety guards to take the president to his workplace, however the different employees accompanying him strongly resisted the safety guards.

It was additional alleged that whereas Ayuba Wabba and Anuna have been partaking in an altercation, the thugs on the NLC aspect have been busy snatching and smashing reporters’ cameras and telephones which the reporters have been utilizing to report the occasion.

The publication additionally reported that Ayuba allegedly threatened to fireside Anuna’s spouse from the Worldwide Labor Group (ILO), now often known as the Worldwide Commerce Union Congress (ITUC).

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