Academics Owed Salaries Since April 2014 Protest In Bauchi

Secondary faculty academics in Bauchi State, yesterday, stormed the Authorities Home to protest over eleven months of unpaid salaries.

The protesters carried placards which had numerous inscriptions similar to: “I can’t feed as a result of I’ve not been paid wage; How are you going to work with out salaries and We can’t feed our households, we’re struggling.”

These owed arrears of salaries, in response to Vanguard, consisted primarily of these newly recruited by the state authorities.

The protesters lamented over their plight since their recruitment, saying they might not cope. They urged the federal government to deal with the state of affairs.

Tijani Abubakar, who spoke on behalf of the protesters, lamented that because the state authorities employed them on April sixteen, 2014, that they had not been paid.

“Within the spirit of management by instance, we would like Governor Isa Yuguda to intervene and handle this example as a result of we’re struggling.

“The state of affairs is much more pathetic for these of us who have been posted to distant areas within the state as they’ve to move themselves to and from work.

“For eleven months now, all we’ve got been listening to from the ministry of schooling and the Accountant Common is that we ought to be affected person. However we found that the state of affairs has continued to deteriorate,” he stated.