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PASAN Protest: Ondo Parliament Staff Down Tools

Members of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, PASAN, Ondo State Chapter have shut down the complex of the State House of Assembly in Akure.

The Association’s members defiling the morning rainfall, carry placards with different inscriptions and singing solidarity songs locked the main gate of the Assembly complex.

Speaking with newsmen, Ondo State Chapter Chairman of PASAN, Comrade Raphael Urona said the peaceful protest was in line with the directives from the National headquarters of the Association to press home their demand for the implementation of the agitations of financial autonomy for the legislative arm of government.

Comrade Urona noted that President Muhammadu Buhari had since 2018 accented to the bill while state governments refused to implement it.

He said the protest will continue until further notice from the National body of the Association.

Correspondent Olumide Abudu report that men of Nigerian Police, NSCDC, FRSC were on ground to ensure the protest were peaceful and not hijacked by hoodlums

Olumide Abudu

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