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Mimiko prevented from entering govt house by Ondo workers

09 June 2016, 21:32

Abuja - Governor Olusegun Mimiko was allegedly prevented from entering the Ondo state government house by striking workers, Punch reported.

This comes after the workers commenced the industrial strike action in protest of non-payment of their five months salaries.

Mimiko as forced by the workers to come down from his car and address the striking workers. He pleaded with them to suspend the strike stating that there is not enough money in government to make a payout.

Also read: Patients withdrawn from Ondo hospitals due to strike

Workers were not happy about the address and some even chanted "no salary, no work".

Chairman of the Joint Negotiating Council, Sunday Adeleye, responded stating that if their demands are not met then the strike will continue.

Dailypost reports that workers were carrying placards with different writings such as "Mimiko pay our salaries".

For more on this story visit Punch


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