NLC President, Ajaero Recounts Experience with Police

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero has revealed how he was beaten in Imo state by alleged thugs.

Ajaero who said he was arrested by the police in Owerri, Imo state capital explained that he was handed over to thugs that were up to seven who “beat him and dragged him on the floor like a common criminal.”

He revealed this during a press conference on Friday, November 10, in Abuja.He said the NLC wrote to all the security agencies before they went to the state for the protest last week.

The NLC president said that workers who arrived at the venue of the protest on that day around 7 am were beaten up by thugs with their phones seized.

He said: “I can’t explain the beating I received. They tied my hands and dragged me on the floor like a common criminal.”Ajaero

said he is not a card-carrying member of any political party as alleged.


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