Abuja - Former employees of the defunct Nigeria Telecommunications Ltd (NITEL) and Mobile Telecommunications Ltd (M-Tel) in Abuja staged a peaceful protest against non-payment of their entitlements.
The protesters temporarily shut the premises of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) in Abuja on Wednesday, barring staff and visitors entry or exit from the building, reports Daily Trust.
The protesters, who sang solidarity songs, carried placards protesting the lack of payment.
Speaking on behalf of the protesters, Charlse Nwosu, a representative of the protesters, said the protest was informed by the failure of the BPE to pay their entitlements three years after the President released N54 billion for that purpose.
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