NASC Legislators Issue 48 Hours Ultimatum On Unpaid Wages For 2019
Legislative aides to members of the National Assembly wrote a letter to Senate President Ahmad Lavan; Femi Gbajabiamila, President of the House of Representatives; Ahmed Amshi, President of the National Assembly Service Commission; and Chancellor of the National Assembly Amos Ojo to protest non-payment of wages.
Aides under the auspices of the National Assembly Legislative Aides Forum, in a letter dated December 13, 2020, also issued a 48-hour ultimatum to management starting Monday to clear back wages. from which they would put the premises.
A copy of the letter entitled “Permanent Refusal to Pay Wage Arrears to Assistants of the Ninth House” was sent to the President, House Service (Senate and House); Sergeant in Arms, National Assembly; Police Department Officer, National Assembly Branch; and the Department of Public Services, a division of the National Assembly.
The petition has six signatures, each for six geopolitical zones: South-South, North-Center, South-West, North-West, South-East, and Northeast.
The signatories, although they did not give their names, put their phone numbers next to their signatures.
The petition of the new assistants reads in part: “With this letter we give 48 hours notice of our intention to initiate a series of actions to defer our claims for payment of our 2019 wage arrears. Starting Wednesday, December 16. 2020, among other things, we will refer to section 40 of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) to hold a peaceful rally outside the National Assembly compound. ”
Source: – Punch ng