Teachers Go On Protest Over Non Payment of Salaries For Five Years

They questioned why Governor Nyesom Wike would hand over N500 million to the state government of Sokoto for a burned market while refusing to pay them for the past five years.
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Protesting teachers, their children and members of the sympathizers from the civil society organizations protesting five years non-payment of salaries by the Rivers State Government on Wednesday, Marc

Teachers in Rivers State-owned tertiary institutions are currently protesting over the non-payment of their salaries, which has been ongoing for the past five years.

The protesting teachers, who numbered in the hundreds and carried placards and banners, claimed that they had lost ten of their colleagues as a result of the hardships they had faced during the time.

Teachers from Rivers State University, the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, and the Ken Saro–Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, were among the protesting teachers who came out with their children, as well as sympathizers from civil society organizations in the state.

They questioned why Governor Nyesom Wike would hand over N500 million to the state government of Sokoto for a burned market while refusing to pay them for the past five years.

Details to follow…