Ondo workers protest non-payment of salaries

Posted by News Express | 22 September 2015 | 3,120 times

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Workers of Ondo State Government have staged a peaceful protest demanding for the payment of their two months outstanding salaries and deductions.

The workers, on Tuesday morning, commenced the protest at the office of the Accountant-General of the State, Frederick Ajibokun.

They trekked to the Governor’s Office chanting solidarity songs and demanding for the release of the bailout package to pay their salaries.

Addressing the aggrieved workers at the entrance of the Governor’s Office, the Head of Ondo State Civil Service, Toyin Akinkuotu, pleaded with them to exercise patience with the government.

Mr Akinkuotu informed them that Governor Mimiko had given the directive that as soon as the mop up exercise of the verification is concluded in all the ministries, departments and agencies, the salary deductions would be paid. (Channels TV)

•Photo shows the protesting Ondo workers.

Source: News Express

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