The National President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero, has been referred for ophthalmic investigation and a brain scan after sustaining injuries from an attack during a protest rally in Owerri, Imo State. This incident occurred amidst allegations of government involvement, with the NLC demanding justice for their leader.
The NLC organised a protest rally in Owerri to highlight the alleged insensitivity of the state government towards workers’ issues. However, just before the protest began, Ajaero and other union leaders were attacked by suspected hired thugs. The assault resulted in physical injuries and required immediate medical attention.
Following the attack, Ajaero was taken into police custody for his safety. The NLC leadership strongly accused the state government of orchestrating the attack, pointing fingers at the state commissioner of police.
NLC President, Ajaero, to Undergo Ophthalmic Investigation and Brain Scan Following Attack
The NLC media unit provided an update on Ajaero’s condition, stating that he is currently wearing a neck collar and has been referred for various medical investigations. These include an ophthalmic investigation, a head/brain scan, a full body scan, and cervical spine therapy. The severity of his injuries necessitates a thorough examination to ensure proper treatment.
The attack on NLC President Joe Ajaero during a protest rally in Owerri has led to serious injuries and subsequent medical investigations. The NLC continues to demand justice and holds the state government responsible for the attack.
The extent of Ajaero’s injuries underscores the need for comprehensive medical examinations, and the NLC remains committed to supporting its leader throughout this process.
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