Governor Dickson’s appointees storm the government house of Bayelsa State for unpaid salaries by the out going governor.
The appointees were in-charge of the 24 Rural Development Areas (RDAs),
They assumed office on October 15, 2019. They say the protest was to demand their December 2019 and January 2020 salaries.
According to Daily Post the protesters, who carried placards with inscription such as “Dickson, pay our two months salaries”, “We are workers and not slaves” and Give us our right,” among others.
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Speaking with Wilson Oruwori, RDA Chairman of Kaiko-Ibeawa in Odioma Community, Brass Local Government, those appointees assumed offices just before the Bayelsa guber election.
…“We are here today, not for any trouble, but to demand for our two months salary. The governor is terminating our appointment because the PDP lost the governorship election. We want our salaries before they leave office on February 14,” Sunday submitted.