The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has written a letter asking delegates from nine countries where there have been outbreak of the Ebola Virus to stay away from its 12th NLC Rain School 2014 holding in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State.
Adhering to the restriction notice, nine countries including Liberia, South Africa, Guinea, Kenya, and others were conspicuously absent from the conference.
NLC President, Comrade Abdulwahed Omar, disclosed this in his opening remarks at the conference on Monday.
He said the congress barred the delegates from the affected countries from attending the conference to prevent the spread of the virus.
The theme of the conference is – “Inequality and Socio-Political Instability: Issues and Challenges for the Working Class”