This Couple couldn’t Get Married at the Registry due to the Nationwide Labour Strike

A couple in the Eti-Osa area of Lagos couldn’t get married at the registry on Thursday due to the ongoing nationwide strike by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC).

The body had announced the strike on Wednesday, saying it is protesting the minimum wage which is N18,000.

The couple spoke to BBC News Pidgin about how they’ve been begging officials to wed them.

Watch below:

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Di latest nationwide strike for Nigeria 🇳🇬 by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) don make everybodi siddon for house. But for dis couple di mata bad pass…hia wetin happen 📽: @daddygift . . . . #BBCPidgin #Nigeria #Strike #Wedding  

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