Lagosians Continue Daily Activities Amidst NLC Strike

It was business as usual in the early morning in most of Lagos metropolis despite the Nigeria Labour Congress’s call for a nationwide strike.

Although the sporadic sounds of a siren from patrol vehicles of men of the Nigeria police created panic in some areas it never deterred many workers and business owners from going about their normal business.

In Ojuelegba, Lawanson, Itire, and Ijesha axis, many commuters were seen boarding buses as they go to their various places of work. It was obvious that a majority of the commuters showed apathy concerning the strike

At the center of business in Lagos Island, a large number of shops opened at the normal time for business just as their customers entered from shop to shop.

It was a similar situation at the Yaba market as traders shun the call for a strike while they displayed their goods and products. Although, some had to delay before opening for business tension was doused when the leaders of the different traders’ associations directed all their members to open fully for business.

At the time of filing this report, it had been a usual day of business activities in most of the metropolis while security agencies were sighted at some specific areas usually designated as trouble zones.

Ikenna Okafor