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Bayelsa eateries, shops close down over unpaid salaries

18 April 2016, 21:57

Yenagoa - It has been revealed that many shops and eateries in Bayelsa State have closed down due workers being unpaid and arrears, Punch reported.

According to reports, government is said to be owing civil servants salaries over the past two months, while workers who work for the state and parastatals are owed salaries of five months.

Three major eateries in the state have closed due to not being able to operate under the stem conditions.

Also read: Bayelsa workers to be paid next week

Traders from some stall in Yenagoa have relocated to other places in order to sell their products.

Human rights activist, Alagoa Morris, has described the current situation in Bayelsa as being real and the only service operating properly is the civil service.

For more on this story visit Punch


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