The Nigeria Labour Congress has commenced nationwide protests over the removal of the petrol subsidy and demanded N200,000 as the national minimum wage.
The protesters On Wednesday converged on the Ikeja under-bridge in Lagos State.
NLC had given the government a seven-day ultimatum with threats of a nationwide strike scheduled to commence on Wednesday, August 2, 2023.
Speaking in the video, one of the protesters said that the cost of living has gone up and people are dying out of hunger.
He said, “The cost of living is very high and people are dying every day.
“We have decided to go to Abuja to discuss with the government constructively by tendering our charter of demands which includes the national minimum wage to be put forward as N200,000, the four refineries must work and Labour to be part of the supervisory committee.”