Nigerians have been suggested to cease expressing their grievances on the web or social media at any time when their rights are being abused.
Nationwide Coordinator, All Employees Convergence (AWC), Comrade Andrew Emelieze gave this recommendation when he led a protest organized by some stress teams and organizations in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
Emelieze who spoke whereas addressing journalists through the protest which was taken to some areas in Ibadan on Tuesday, stated that the protest was necessitated as a result of increments in worth of petrol and electrical energy tariff.
He known as on Nigerians to come back out and communicate in opposition to all types of oppression as a substitute of expressing their grievances on social media.
Emelieze stated that it’s excessive time the lots protested in opposition to obnoxious insurance policies of presidency.
He famous that the Nigerian authorities was torturing the residents with the brand new increments.
He stated that the increments made the protesting activists to take to the streets.
Emelieze stated, “We’re right here as we speak with Nigerian college students. We’re right here as we speak as a result of excessive increment. We’re right here as we speak attributable to gas and electrical energy tariff increments. We’re right here to say no to dangerous governance.
“And we’re calling on all Nigerians. We should always not simply protest on the web. We should always come out to protest on the streets. We can’t proceed to mortgage our future. Sufficient is sufficient. The Nigerian authorities is torturing us and that’s the reason we’re saying that this one should cease.
“And we’re giving them ultimatum, by the particular grace of God, irrespective of the negotiation, they’ll have with Commerce Union Congress, Nigeria Labour Congress, we’re giving them ultimatum that in the event that they didn’t do the needful, we are going to embark ‘on sit at residence.’
“In the event that they didn’t convey down the value of petroleum and electrical energy tariff, we’re calling on all Nigerians that by Monday, we are going to begin to observe sit-at-home.
“Let all people sit at residence, markets can be shut down, faculties which can be now not in session may also be shut down. The whole lot can be shut down from Monday in the event that they failed; if the value of petroleum and electrical energy tariff shouldn’t be reverted.”