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BREAKING: NASS Workers Commence Warning Strike Over Unpaid Salaries

Members of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) on Monday took to the National Assembly in Abuja, in a protest over unpaid salaries.

The protesting workers barricaded the NASS complex thereby preventing anyone from gaining access.

This development follows the issuance of a four-day warning strike and nearly two weeks after a previous protest where they almost shut down legislative activities.

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One of the leaders, Mr. Odo Chris told the protesting members to stick to their agreement with the police to embark on a strike action and not a protest that will prevent other people from gaining access to the National Assembly complex.

The strike is coming two days before President Muhammadu Buhari’s presentation of the 2019 appropriation to a joint session of the National Assembly.

The grievances of PASAN include a new condition of service for members, promotion, and payment of 28 percent increment in salary captured as contained in the 2018 budget.

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