Joe Ajaero: Peter Obi Breaks Silence Over Police Brutality On #NLC President—The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the February 2023 presidential election, Peter Obi, has expressed shock over reports of NLC President, Joe Ajaero assault.
The Nation reported that the NLC president was in Owerri on Wednesday, November 1, to mobilize Imo workers for a protest rally in the state over an alleged violation and abuse of the rights and privileges of workers by the state government.
During this protest a scuffle broke out which led to the injuries sustained by Comrade Ajaero, he is now reportedly being flown abroad for better treatment.
Peter Obi commented on the issue on his X (Former Twitter) page, he wrote: “What happened to the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Joe Ajaero, in Imo state, yesterday has come as a rude shock to most Nigerians. It says a lot about the state of affairs in our country today.
“It shows the level of lawlessness, impunity, criminality, and rascality that have engulfed our dear country. Things like this should worry any discerning mind because it runs counter to the type of country that we all desire and deserve.
“In the New Nigeria of our dreams, abuse of power and the reckless violation of citizens’ rights through acts of impunity will have no place.”
Ajaero supported Peter Obi in the February 25 Presidential election.