The protests was tagged “Save Education Rally”. The groups are demanding an increase in funding for the Education sector.
NANS president, Danielson Akpan, told newsmen that the dwindling allocation of funding to the sector was saddening.
“The funding keeps dropping every year,” Mr Akpan said.
Similarly, the Academic Staff Union of Universities embarked on a strike on November 4 over issues including unpaid allowances and poor funding.
Recall the Academic Staff Union of Universities recently embarked on another strike action over what it termed government’s refusal to honour agreements it made with the union.