The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has described allegations that its President, Joe Ajaero change into as soon as plotting to quit the Might also 29, 2023 inauguration of President -Elect, Bola Tinubu as cheap blackmail.
A crew which described itself because the Arewa Childhood Assembly made the allegation in a unusual petition to safety companies.
The Arewa Childhood Assembly, had additionally accused Ajaero of using the NLC as a platform to close his Biafra agenda.
The crew alleged Ajaero and his secretary authorized obtained one bullet proof SUV automobile every worth N1billion to sabotage the deliberate staff strike in opposition to the cashless coverage of the Central Financial institution of Nigeria (CBN).
The crew had as a result requested the protection companies to straight away arrest Joe Ajaero, to quit the alleged space to frustrate inauguration of President-Elect.
Nonetheless, whereas reacting to the allegation, the NLC, in a assertion by its Head of Records and Public Affairs, Benson Upah, said neither Ajaero nor the NLC had any concept to sprint the inauguration of the President-Elect.
The Congress added that of us that made the allegation were mere cowards with allegiance to their bottomless stomachs, bargaining chip for political appointments.
NLC illustrious that Ajaero change into as soon as amongst the first leaders of thoughts to expose aggrieved events to transfer to court.
The Congress additionally claimed that Ajaero as a law-abiding citizen and a stickler for the separation and expression of powers does no longer have in intimidation of judges,
but holds the peek that depraved judges must be put in their space.
NLC additionally said Ajaero has no longer employed someone since he resumed space of enterprise as President of the Congress, neither has he accredited a gift of an SUV bulletproof van from someone.
The assertion reads in segment: “As for their promoters or sponsors, they’re cowards with allegiance to nothing in life except their bottomless stomachs.
We all know why they did this; bargaining chip for appointments. We desire them goodluck as life goes in tubby circle.
“Extra comic is the allegation that Peter Obi change into as soon as invited to the commemoration of Might also Day to the exclusion of assorted presidential candidates. The recommendations are there for all to gaze that every person the candidates were invited. Nonetheless, the correct to honour this invitation resided with the invitees.
“To, due to the this fact, tag and profile him as an ethicist is rarely any longer completely prison but suggestive of bother of Ajaero in some quarters. Nonetheless, those in mortal bother of Ajaero are the ones that constitute a threat to our national safety for they’re the ones with one thing to camouflage.
“With out reference to their vitriol and blackmail, Ajaero will no longer help down but will continue to act, discuss and lead the Congress with bother of God and in accordance with the magnificent traditions of lawful and patriotic explain.
“As for Arewa Youths Assembly, there are too many phony organisations making an strive for bread and butter. They are floating personality assassins making an strive forward to rent for pittance. We are able to’t waste our time on them except to level to that they’ve completely succeeded in denigrating the title Arewa, which sadly has been franchised for pecuniary advantages.”