June 12, is the day set aside for the annual celebration of Democracy Day, sadly, it is also the day the Organised Labour will decide the fate of Nigerian workers.

As we speak, the country is at the verge of facing a national disgrace, one that has never happened in its history.

Strike: 3 Things Every Nigerian Must Do Before June 12
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Just imagine the Organised Labour declaring a nationwide strike on this special day.

Total shutdown of economic activities on a day that is Nigerians are supposed to be celebrating 25 years of democracy.

The chances are high.

You see, Chris Onyeka, an Assistant General Secretary of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday, reiterated the organization’s stance, stating, “Our position is very clear”.


Grace Period

Onyeka stated that the one-week grace period extended to the Federal Government last Tuesday, June 4, 2024, would end by midnight on Tuesday, June 11, 2024.

He emphasized that if the Federal Government and National Assembly fail to address the workers’ demands by Tuesday, June 11, the NLC and TUC organs will convene to determine the resumption of the nationwide industrial action that was suspended last week.

You see why it is necessary to prepare for what is to come?

Here in this article, we have outlined three things you must do before the five day grace elapse.


To be forewarned, is to be forearmed.

Things You Should Do

Don’t forget how the June 3 strike left Nigerians in darkness.


In no time fuel stations had turn out of crowds leading to scarcity.

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Now may be a good time to buy your petrol.

Petrol scarcity will lead to an increase in transportation fare, trust Nigerians, the increase will not end there.

That increase in transport fare will become a perfect excuse for traders to increase the prices of their goods.

You should consider stocking your foodstuffs before that day.

Also, now may be a good time to visit the hospital.

Don’t forget how patients were left stranded on that day.

If you are a parent, you may need to start saving up for extra lessons, your children, especially those in government owned schools might need it.


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