Comrade Ayuba Wabba, the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), and other leaders of the Congress have been attacked by thugs who disrupted the peaceful protest they led to the state government house on Tuesday Morning May 18.
Wabba was declared wanted by the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, for leading a protest in the the state on Monday, May 16. He is wanted for economic sabotage.
Wabba ignoree the declaration of governor and begin a March to the state government office. However, as they marched through the NEPA roundabout, suspected thugs were seen throwing stones at them. Some of them covered their faces and they wielded knives and sticks.
Fortunately, police and other security personnel guarding the protesters were able to suppress the situation with tear gas. One of the them was reprimanded by the protesters and handed over to the police.