The Nigeria Union of Native Authorities Workers is planning a protest to occupy the nation houses of all federal lawmakers in help of a invoice calling for the scrapping of native authorities councils.
The union says all in help of the invoice are enemies of Nigeria and democracy and insensitive to Nigerians’ plight and governance wants in rural areas.
The NULGE President, Ambali Olatunji, spoke in response to the invoice earlier than the Home of Representatives looking for to abolish the third tier of presidency.
The invoice is being sponsored by a Home of Representatives member, Bob Solomon ( PDP- Rivers).
Olatunji mentioned if the invoice weren’t killed instantly, the employees would within the subsequent few days stage a protest on the Nationwide Meeting, after which they’d storm the nation houses of all members of the parliament.
“Our existence is being threatened; we won’t sit down and watch. There shall be a nationwide protest there on the Nationwide Meeting.
“They’re now not representing us; they’re representing themselves. Bob Emmanuel, who benefited from the native authorities system, has now grow to be so disillusioned that he needs the scheme scrapped.
“He’s a member of the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) and that’s the reason now we have requested the get together to name their son to order. Any one that makes an attempt to kill the native authorities system is killing his personal political future.
“No lawmaker, who’s on the facet of the lots, ought to be a part of this harmful transfer. We will struggle all of them,” he mentioned.
The NULGE boss urged governors, who believed within the native governments and have carried out elections to talk out towards this plan to destabilize a system that attracts authorities nearer to the individuals.
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