Ekiti College Of Education Workers are seriously protesting against unpaid eight months salaries.They were very angry.As a result of this,acedemic activities has been suspended.
The angry workers were chanting solidarity songs blocked the college’s main gate for two days ruining,This protest started on Monday and continued on Tuesday.
The protest was spearheaded by members of the Non-Academic Staff Union ( NASU ) but was joined by members of the College of Education Academic Staff Union ( COEASU ).
The Provost, Prof. Mojisola Oyarekua,was accused by the workers of allegedly holding on to three months salaries they claimed was released by the state government to offset part of the arrears.
Some of their placards read “We are dying of hunger, pay our salaries,” “No salaries, no exam,” “A Labourer deserves his wages,” “Madam Provost, pay our salaries,” “Denying workers of their rights is cruel,” among others.
The workers said they won’t resume at their duty posts until they receive salary alerts.