Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Unpaid salaries: Bayelsa teachers’ strike enters day three

The strike embarked upon by primary and secondary school teachers in Bayelsa State over months of unpaid salaries entered the third day on Wednesday.
The  teachers sat back at home on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday despite resumption of schools following the inability of the Seriake Dickson administration to pay them their salary backlogs.
The government is owing teachers and other categories of workers months of arrears of salaries.
Investigation showed that pupils who turned up on Monday and other days in their various schools were stranded as there were no teachers in their classrooms.
The pupils were said to have played away their time and later returned to their various homes after waiting in vain for their teachers to resume work.