BREAKING: Nationwide Protest: Private sector begs Tinubu regime, NLC, TUC not to disrupt economy

The Organised Private Sector of Nigeria (OPSN) has called on President Bola Tinubu’s regime, the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress to work assiduously to avert disruption of socio-economic activities.

Segun Ajayi-Kadir, the head of the OPSN secretariat, made the call in a statement on Tuesday….CONTINUE READING

The OPSN comprises five business membership organisations (Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, Nigeria Employers Consultative Association, Nigerian Association of Small and Medium Enterprises and Nigerian Association of Small Scale Industrialists).

Mr Ajayi-Kadir noted that the OPSN had keenly followed the developments after the recent call by the NLC and TUC for a nationwide peaceful protest.

The protest is scheduled for August 2 as consultations between Mr Tinubu’s regime and the unions have not yielded positive results.

He urged the regime to use its best endeavours to re-engage the unions’ leadership and find an amicable ground to avert the disruption of economic activities.

“We opine that adequate consideration should be given to the dire state of the economy and the possible unintended social unrest that may result from the protests,” stated the OPSN leader.

Mr Ajayi-Kadir added, “We call on our members to be circumspect in their business operations as we await the outcome of ongoing consultations between government and unions….CONTINUE READING