NLC’s planned protest, lawful – Falana
Human rights lawyer, Mr.Femi Falana, has said that the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and its affiliates are free to carry out their scheduled strike and protest on August 2.
Falana asserts that the activity does not constitute contempt of court.
This was stated in a letter titled “Re-NLC in Contempt of Court” sent on July 28 to the Permanent Secretary/Solicitor-General, Federal Ministry of Justice, from the Falana Falana Chambers, attorneys to the NLC.
He asserts that Nigerian workers’ decision to take part in nonviolent protests is made in the interest of the general populace and in opposition to the nation’s escalating economic crisis.