The protesters, who were armed with various placards and branches of trees, can be heard chanting solidarity songs. “This suffering is too much, our body is not used to this,” one of the songs can be heard in the video.
Governor Yahaya Bello has been accused of owing civil servants between 8 to 38 months salary arrears. The governor, however, argued that he only owed the state workers four months salaries.
In May, the governor said unpaid salaries of workers is most pressing issue for him.
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VIDEO: Protest against Yahaya Bello in #Kogi over unpaid salaries Cc @LugardHouse @ed_onoja #Protest pic.twitter.com/CmWQNAt3xY
— TheCable (@thecableng) July 9, 2019