Thursday, 11 May 2017
The suspension order was conveyed in a May 8 letter signed by the acting permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education, Hussaini Adamu.
The letter directed Mr. Oyewole to hand over the affairs of the institution to the most senior staff.
The workers arrived at the station around 5am and locked the studio and offices to prevent the general manager and top management staff from having access to their offices.
Led by Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists (nuj), Abiodun Ogundipe, and Chairman, Radio, Television and Theatre Workers Union (RATTAWU), Ayo Aina, the workers had issued a three-day warning to the management to pay the salaries.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the protesters who carried placards and leaves marched for over five kilometres from the Lafia Branch of United Bank for Africa to the Government House.
Spokesman of the group, Abdulkareem Isiaka, said most of their members have not been paid since the programme started five months ago.
The Appropriations Committees of the Senate and the House of Representatives separately presented their harmonised reports of the budget for consideration and subsequent passage on Thursday.
Jacobs took time off his busy schedule at a movie location, to be part of AFWN 2017 pre-event photo shoot at the Tinubu Square, Lagos.
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