Random Pagan Verse:
If anyone breaks these laws, even under torture,
may the Curse of the God and the Goddess be upon them, so that they may
not be reborn upon the Earth (but shall live forever in the Hell of the Christians).

Author Topic: Students in Ekiti State protest government’s failure to pay workers  (Read 211 times)

Offline legendguru (OP)

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Date Registered: Sep 2015
  • Posts: 1077
  • Karma: +1/-0
    • View Profile
Loading...

Students of tertiary institutions in Ekiti state, under the aegis of National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, Thursday took to the streets of Ado-Ekiti to protest the failure of the State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose to pay the salaries of workers.


The protesters who carried placards of different inscriptions described Fayose as not been sincere and concerned about the plight of the striking workers. Some of the placards read: “He who works deserved to be paid”, “Workers are dying of hunger”, “NANS say no to taxation of school pupils in Ekiti” among others.


They were chanting several anti-government songs, calling on Governor Fayose to pay salaries of workers as many of them are experiencing serious hardship.

The protesting students comprising representatives from different higher institutions in Ekiti state converged at Fajuyi roundabout, from where they move through the governor’s office along Okesa. Civil servants in Ekiti state are been owned 5 months salaries and other entitlements. As a result, civil servants in Ekiti embarked on indefinite strike to push their demands.

 Speaking with newsmen, president of NANS Ekiti Chapter, Comrade Shina Awopeju lamented that the strike had brought setback to the education sector in the state. “If Mr governor refused to pay salaries we won’t relent in our protest, the protest will continue till next week. National Association of Students in Ekiti state is totally against taxation of students in Ekiti state,” he said.


 

 

Truck Brake Failed , cleared 2 Cars, Killed Many At Lotto ogun state - Video

Started by newspostng

Replies: 0
Views: 5657
Last post April 09, 2018, 03:42:48 PM
by newspostng
Liberian woman found hanging on a tree in Nigeria Lagos state surburb

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 431
Last post September 13, 2014, 11:26:51 AM
by mastercode
Boko Haram overtakes Islamic State as world's deadliest terror group

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 472
Last post November 17, 2015, 12:16:25 PM
by mastercode
Lagos State ranked world’s 3rd worst city to live in - Economist Intelligence

Started by admin

Replies: 0
Views: 642
Last post August 19, 2016, 07:35:50 AM
by admin
Buhari Vows to Secure State From Boko Haram Menace after Fresh Killings

Started by guruslodge

Replies: 0
Views: 509
Last post November 22, 2017, 07:35:00 AM
by guruslodge
Special Adviser To Lagos State Governor, Deji Tinubu slumps, dies

Started by naij

Replies: 0
Views: 229
Last post January 26, 2018, 06:02:47 AM
by naij
Buhari state reasons why he didnt sign ECOWAS’ Economic Partnership Agreement

Started by Postmaster

Replies: 0
Views: 2940
Last post April 06, 2018, 01:37:08 AM
by Postmaster
Boko Haram members changed name to 'Islamic State of West Africa

Started by internet police

Replies: 0
Views: 413
Last post April 24, 2015, 07:46:52 PM
by internet police
Former head of state security Dasuki arrested in Abuja on ?1.8bn arms fraud

Started by admin

Replies: 0
Views: 264
Last post December 02, 2015, 10:48:43 AM
by admin
24-Hour Curfew declared on Jema’a LGA of Kaduna State following heardsmen attack

Started by legendguru

Replies: 0
Views: 282
Last post October 17, 2016, 01:01:15 AM
by legendguru