United States Nigerian embassy staff in Washington begin strike over 5-month unpaid salaries

The protesting workers have reportedly threatened to report the Nigerian government to the US Labour Department.

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Nigerian embassy staff in Washington begin strike over 5-month unpaid salaries play

Nigerian embassy staff in Washington begin strike over 5-month unpaid salaries

(Nigeria News 24)
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The staff of the Nigerian embassy in Washington DC, United States, have reportedly boycotted their duties in protest of unpaid salaries.

According to a US-based online news medium, Per Second News, the workers, who are between 50 and 100, commenced strike on Tuesday, May 2.

It was learnt that the workers are owed five-month salary arrears, and that their working conditions are unfavourable.

The report also said that the Nigerian flag in front of the building was tattered.

"We are being owed for the past five months," one of the aggrieved workers was quoted as saying.

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The protesting workers have reportedly threatened to report the Nigerian government to the US Labour Department.

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