Protesting workers of Lantang North Local Government Area of Plateau State on Thursday 20th October 2022 shut down the council Secretariat.
Some of the angry workers who spoke with The PUNCH in Jos said they decided to close the secretariat to register their grievances over the non-payment of their salaries for more than four months
One of the workers who declined to give her name said,” Early morning today (Thursday), Local Government staff of Langtang North LGA in large numbers embarked on a peaceful demonstration to register their grievances over non-payment of six months salary by the Local Government Management team.
“The council secretariat was closed under the instruction of the National Union of Local Government Employees. All offices were closed, both local and federal, including the judiciary offices.
“Roads leading in and out of Langtang North were also closed for several hours and we are not ready to stop the protest unless the government acts on our demands,” she added.