BREAKING: National Assembly Workers Down Tools, Barricade Gates
Workers at the National Assembly, under the auspices of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, have begun their four-day warning strike.
The workers stormed the entrances to the National Assembly Complex in the early hours of Monday to barricade the gates and prevent entry.
More security operatives have been deploy to manage the protesters.
Though the Chairman, House Committee on Media and Publicity, Hon. Abdulrazak Namdas, Sunday said that efforts were on to appeal to workers not to embark on industrial action, that seems to have yielded no result as workers blocked the main entrance to the National Assembly this morning.
Also, contrary to the position of PASAN chairman, Comrade Musa Bature Muhammad, that the industrial action will not prevent workers who wish to work from working, aggrieved members mounted road block at the gate preventing their colleagues from gaining access to the National Assembly complex.
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