Fidelity bank banner UBA banner
State of the Nation: UAD spits fire, tells Nigerians to get ready to go back to the trenches

By News Express on 20/01/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,329

UAD National Convener, Comrade Gabriel Ojuma.
UAD National Convener, Comrade Gabriel Ojuma.

Frontline rights group, the United Action for Democracy (UAD) has told Nigerians to get ready to go back to the trenches in support of its civil disobedience against the Muhammadu Buhari administration.

UAD National Convener, Comrade Gabriel Ojuma, issued the call while assessing the group’s rally, held on Monday in Lagos, against the hardship in the country arising from the policies of the two-year-old Buhari administration.

“This is a call on Nigerians to get ready to go back to the trenches,” Comrade Ojuma told News Express. “The NAC of UAD will meet to decide the next line of action. Surely, this is not the end but the beginning of the mass action against the present administration. In the next few days you will hear from us,” he said.

The UAD National Convener expressed happiness over the success of Monday’s protest, which started from the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Lagos Headquarters in Yaba and climaxed with a rally at the Gani Fawehinmi Freedom Park in Ojota.

He said: “I will salute the gallantry of the masses of this great country who heeded the call of UAD – the message to those in Buhari’s administration that enough is enough – despite the intimidation of the Buhari administration. We had over 100 policemen trailing us from Yaba to Ojota. I salute the masses for having the courage and determination to walk several kilometres despite the intimidation by the police.

“This is not a military government; this is not a police state. Let it be known to the government that UAD is on a mission to ensure that the dividends of democracy are enjoyed by the masses of this great country. They came to power and told us that they would implement policies that would benefit the masses but what we have now is poverty of ideas. UAD is ion a mission to ensure that the rule of law is implemented by government at all levels. Democracy must be upheld in every sector.”
 

Source News Express

Posted 20/01/2017 5:30:41 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
PDP candidate vows to contest Gov. Amosun’s victory...

New EFCC Headquarters: I will continue to support...

Labour vows to shut Discos over new electricity...

The other side of President Buhari Nigerians don’t...

Buried alive: Man left to die inside tomb...

BREAKING NEWS: EgyptAir international flight with 69 on...

Buhari’s ill health sparks succession jitters

BREAKING NEWS: PDP rejects Ekiti governorship election results...

Imo Govt. unfolds plan to hand over non-productive...

Human rights lawyer alerts US Government on Nigeria’s...

Amosun creates platform for youth entrepreneurship

Nationwide teachers’ strike looms

 

Latest News 2019: APC buying PVCs at N3,000, N10,000 — PDP Salaries, pensions: NLC draws battle-line with governors Having sex in a car in public not a crime, says Police Buhari’s refusal to sign Electoral Act, a ploy to rig 2019 elections — Wike NIS launches gun-boat in Cross River to curb illegal migration 2019: Buhari, Atiku, others sign Peace Accord Edo Govt. seals deal to effect permanent repairs on all potholes in the state No plan to increase petrol pump price — PPPRA Woman’s outrage as alleged rapist walks free Shell emerges Local Content Operator of the year Electoral Act: Override Buhari, Peter Obi Support Network tells NASS Oyo APA guber candidate accuses NURTW of campaigning for APC candidates

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (429,642 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (394,654 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (327,567 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (280,898 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (247,729 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (229,208 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (212,013 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (193,219 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (179,504 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (170,382 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (167,168 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (153,654 views)

 

Zenith Zero Balance First Bank chat banking

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (76) Business & Economy (3,873) Business Verdict (54) Columnists (972) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (208) Entertainment (575) Features (679) Global Business Monitor (311) International (2,806) Interview (167) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (146) Maggie's Blog (69) News (41,345) Opinion (1,150) Pidgin (13) Politics (8,120) Religion (911) Sports (1,815) Stock Watch (35) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera