Legislative activities at the National Assembly were grounded on Tuesday.
It was a day of agitations and protests as the entire members of staff of the National Assembly practically prevented the Senate and the House of Representatives as well as their committees from sitting.
The workers under the aegis of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) were protesting over unpaid salaries, allowances and promotion arrears.
They took over the essential areas of the National Assembly including the entrance of the two chambers, the National Assembly lobby and prevented lawmakers from entering the chambers.
The workers at the weekend had issued a communique after its meeting and gave the National Assembly management a two- week ultimatum to pay all backlog of salaries and allowances or face industrial action. Read more