JUST IN: LP Demands Disciplinary Action Against Ajaero Over Vandalism, False Ownership Claims by NLC

LP Demands Disciplinary Action Against Ajaero Over Vandalism, False Ownership Claims by NLC

LP Demands Disciplinary Action Against Ajaero Over Vandalism, False Ownership Claims by NLC


The leadership of the have responded to insinuations that the party belongs to the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC)The party also condemned the vandalism of its office, which members of the NLC allegedly perpetratedThe , in a statement released on Friday, March 22, demanded disciplinary action against NLC

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Following Wednesday's criminal intrusion and vandalism at the Labour Party's premises, the party's leadership has formally appealed to relevant bodies for urgent intervention to safeguard their property.

In a statement obtained by Henzodaily.ng on Friday, March 22, they also seek disciplinary measures against the President of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Comrade Joe Ajaero, and other union leaders involved.

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The Labour Party has released an official statement over its vandalised officeThe Labour Party has demanded disciplinary actions against the NLC chairman, Joe Ajaero. Credit: Labour Party/NLC
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The Labour Party is urging government agencies responsible for regulating trade unions to clarify the role of the NLC.

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They highlight the NLC's false claims of ownership over the Labour Party, which has led to continuous harassment and interference in the party's affairs, including attempts to impose leadership.

The Labour Party, represented by its Chairman, Barrister , and National Secretary, Alhaji Umar Farouk Ibrahim, expressed concerns in letters addressed separately to key government officials.

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They accused Comrade Ajaero of misusing workers' funds to organise protests and support rebellion within the Labour Party headquarters.

This conduct, they argue, constitutes an abuse of authority and warrants appropriate disciplinary action.

On the membership of the party, the petition notes that:

“It is of importance to further draw your attention to the fact that it is only members who are financially up to date with the party, who have rights and obligations to in the party (See Article 9(3)(i) and (iii) of our constitution).

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“NLC members are not card-carrying members of Labour Party. The Labour Party cannot be owned by any association.”

2027: Ajaero responds to allegation of using NLC's platform, fund to pursue presidential ambition

The President of the NLC, Joe Ajaero, has addressed accusations of his intention to run for the Nigerian presidency in 2027.

Ajaero dismissed these claims, emphasising that his involvement with the Labour Party (LP) was solely for the party's benefit.

He clarified that his goal in engaging with LP politics is to uphold a memorandum of understanding between Ayuba Wabba and Julius Abure, which aims to facilitate a seamless transition within the party.

Source: Henzodaily.ng

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