Osun- Human rights activists, civil servants and the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties on Friday staged a protest to express their displeasure over the unpaid salaries of workers in Osogbo, Osun state capital, Punch reports.
The protesters marched from Igbona area to Olaiya Junction where they addressed the press.
Armed with placards with various inscriptions such as: Pay workers and pensioners their entitlements; Aregbesola, bring back our money, the protesters said they had to use June 12 Day to rally support for the workers who they described as oppressed.
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The Chairman, Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice, Sulaiman Alimi, said that Govern0r Rauf Aregbesola had failed the people of the state.
He said that blaming the past government for the financial crisis in the state was an act of irresponsibility on the part of the current administration.
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