Isiaka condemns attack on Ogun protesting workers
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate of the in the last election in Ogun State, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, has condemned the alleged attack of labour leaders and protesting workers by suspected thugs in Abeokuta, the state capital.
The workers had on Thursday staged a peaceful protest against government’s failure to implement agreement reached with them early in the year and non-remittance of 13 months cooperative deductions and gratuities.
The protest was later turned violent by suspected thugs, who manhandled armless workers at Water Corporation Junction, making many of them to run in different directions for safety.
Isiaka, who sympathised with the workers, cautioned against politicising a normal trade dispute and urged the rampaging thugs to exercise restraint.
The former investment banker-turned politician, said: “Trade dispute is a normal thing between workers and their employers.
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