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Tuesday, 29th September, 2020
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Falana joins TUC for nationwide protest, calls for more protesters
Sep 16, 2020
By: Abara Bleesing Oluchi

Nigeria human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has urged Nigerians to march against the insensitive policies of the government admist the economic downturn in the country.

The human rights lawyer said his Coalition, Alliance for the Survival of COVID-19 and Beyond (ASCAB), would partner with the Trade Union Congress (TUC) for the protest tagged “enough is enough.”

The protest is scheduled for September 23.

Falana made this know in a statement released on Tuesday.

“We call on all Nigerians, workers, farmers, students, traders, the poor and the defenseless people alike, women, men, young and the aged to come out on September 23 to show their disdain against institutionalised poverty, hunger, deprivation and the country’s slide into a cesspool of anomie in the face of violence and spineless killings” part of the statement read.

Falana, said that the Buhari led administration had no substantial for justification to increase the petrol pump price, electricity tariff admist the negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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