250 teachers in Rivers state protest, demand five-year unpaid salaries from Wike-led govt

Teachers of primary and secondary schools in Rivers state government-owned tertiary institutions have raised the alarm that they have not been paid their salaries running for five years.

LEGIT NG reports that they alleged that their salaries were stopped on February 18, 2016, by the Nyesom Wike-led administration.

According to them, a government directive was issued that the names of the affected teachers be expunged from the state government salary voucher.

The teachers, numbering up to 250, appealed to the state governor to urgently pay the salaries and the accruing arrears to enable them to cater to their families and health needs.

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