Abuja - Security operatives on Tuesday took over the national secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja and disallowed workers from gaining entry into their offices , reports Vanguard.
The armed policemen, who arrived the party’s secretariat in the early hours, following directives from the leadership of the party blocked the gate and deprived the staff from entering the secretariat.
They barricaded all the entrances into the secretariat and refused to utter a word to the aggrieved staff that came to work as early as 7.30 am only to be shut-out.
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It took the intervention of PDP Acting Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT), Dr. Bello Haliru Mohammed, who made a call to the leadership of the party that the staff be allowed into the premises.
There has been a sharp disagreement between the national leadership and staff over plans to reduce the staff strength, their salaries and allowances by 50 per cent.
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- News 24