The entrance to the Oyo State secretariat has been locked down by government workers who are demanding to speak with Governor Seyi Makinde regarding various issues that are affecting their interests within the state.
It was gathered that they are demanding palliatives, an upward review of pension allowances, and payment of salary deduction.
Participating in the protest are workers and pensioners under the banners of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC), Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP), Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), and their affiliates.
Led by their union leaders, the workers are also demanding payment of leave bonuses, payment of gratuities to retirees who have stagnated since the year 2021and release of promotion letters for the Years 2021 and 2022.
Below are images of workers blocking the secretariat entrance: