Imo Workers Protest Over Salary Slash
The rate at which workers engage in nationwide Protest is becoming alarming.
Recently, workers of the Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (ISOPADEC) yesterday protested at their office in Owerri.
The workers carried different placards with different inscriptions demanding full payment of their salaries and a stop of the slash.
According to them, no amount of intimation will cow them to accept the development which they described as an anomaly.
The union chairman, Comrade Chinedu Awuzie said the salary slash started in 2020 when the state government introduced the new policy.
Bandits Are Tired And Want Peace – Yusuf
A former executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Prof. Usman Yusuf has submitted that bandits are tired of fighting and are ready to embrace peace.
According to him, he is part of a group that has been engaging the bandits on the need to embrace peace and the bandits are always eager to listen to what they have to say.
Making his submission on Tuesday when he appeared as a guest during an interview on Arise Tv, Yusuf noted that the meetings with the bandits were facilitated by clerics.
ISOPADEC Staff Protest In Imo
Workers of Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (ISOPADEC) on Tuesday, took to the streets of Owerri, the Imo State capital, demanding for the return of their salary scale.
Daily Post gathered that the protesting staff also demanded that their monthly salary be paid as at when due.
The leader of the delegation and chairman of the ISOPADEC workers, Chinedu Awuzie, while speaking to the press, said the ill treatment meted on them by the government was undeserved.
According to him, “the government has frustrated us enough. During our last protest in 2020, 15 of us including a pregnant woman were arrested and detained for 35days when the court granted us bail.
Senate To Hold Zonal Hearings On Constitution Review May 26
The Senate on Tuesday disclosed that its zonal public hearing on 1999 Constitution review, would hold from May 26 to 27.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, stated this while hosting members of the Legal Defence and Assistance Project in his office.
The group was led by its National Coordinator, Chino Obiagwu (SAN).
Omo-Agege is the Chairman of the committee which consists of fifty-nine senators across the country as members.
All the female senators in the Senate and principal officers except the Senate President are members of the committee.
The development was disclosed on Tuesday by the Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to Omo-Agege, Yomi Odunuga, in Abuja.