Abuja - Over 15 000 police officers have vowed to down tools or disrupt the March 28 and April 11 general elections over unpaid salaries, Punch reports.
The aggrieved police officers said in Abuja on Tuesday, said that they were promoted since December 2013, but that the police authorities had refused to pay them their new salaries.
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They said that after waiting for the police authorities for over a year, they were surprised that they were paid their new salaries with the January 2015 salaries, wondering why the money meant for the 13 month was not included.
The Force Public Relations Officer, Emmanuel Ojukwu, denied being briefed about the issue but promised that their grievances would be looked into and addressed.
- News 24