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Oyo gov, Makinde joins NLC protest

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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, has joined the peaceful rally by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC in state capital.

The members of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC are currently protesting in some parts of the country over the economic hardship in Nigeria.

The protest started in Oyo State started from the NLC state secretariat, Agodi in Ibadan, the state capital, down to Gate – NTA – Yemetu roundabout where Governor Makinde joined the protesting workers.

The governor, during the protest on Tuesday, assured the protesters that the current hardship would soon be over, saying, “I am aware of the hardship in town and the difficulty the people are going through but I will be part of the generation that will fix the country.”

He also assured the workers that their letters of protest and complaints would be delivered to President Bola Tinubu.

Earlier, the state NLC Chairman, Kayode Martins said the cost of living was no longer bearable, especially for the common man.

He said, “The cost of living in Nigeria today is nothing to write home and the people are fed up, so that’s why we are on the street now.”

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