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LG workers in Kwara protest unpaid salaries

Thousands of workers in the 16 Local Government Areas of Kwara State on Tuesday embarked on mass protest over unpaid salary arrears.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the protest took place at the headquarters of the 16 local governments in the state, in llorin, the state capital.

The protesters, led by leaders of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), took to the streets of Ilorin from the local council offices and moved to other streets condemning the non-payment of their salaries.

Some of them including nursing mothers, carried placards with various inscriptions and chanted solidarity songs.

The Nation, September 6

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