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Operations of Arik Air in Lagos have been shut down by protesting workers over unpaid salaries.

The staff are reported to be staging a protest at the domestic terminal of the Murtala Muhammed airport over the airline’s failure to pay seven months salary arrears and other anti-labour practices.

The protesters displayed placards containing messages communicating their grievances.

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The unions in the aviation sector have also been directed to commence a joint strike at Arik Air, NTA reports.

They said the strike would continue indefinitely until their demands are met by the management of the airline.

Their demands include: “That the management of Arik Air allows total unionisation of its employees, in compliance with extant labour laws and with respect to the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The management of Arik Air recalls all sacked employees who have been victimised for their roles in the effort to bring about unionisation in Arik Air.

Payment of salary arrears for seven months, with a commitment to pay salaries as at when due, henceforth.

They also called for the immediate review of all employee remunerations which had remained the same since the inception of Arik Air, over ten years ago.

The unions further demanded for immediate commencement of negotiations of Conditions of Service to be concluded within four weeks and remittance of Pension, Tax, and statutory deductions to the appropriate authorities.

They also urged the management of Arik Air to comply with the Nigerian Expatriate Quota law.

Towards the full realisation of the strike, all aviation workers, in complete solidarity with their enslaved comrades in Arik Air shall withdraw all services being rendered by third parties.

The aviation workers will be supported by Nigerian workers from all other sectors throughout Nigeria, to underscore the seriousness of the matter at hand.

In the above respect, all ground handling services, security clearance for Arik Air ticket holders, marshalling, aviation fuel supply, air traffic control, safety inspection, etc, will be completely withdrawn.

All Arik Air employees, aviation workers, and other stakeholders are hereby enjoined to ensure full compliance with this directive please,” the unions said.

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#EndSARS: ‘Protesters Are Not Here To Cause Chaos’ – Shehu Sani

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Former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has expressed that the #EndSARS protesters demanding widespread police reform and good governance across the country are not chaos makers.

This is coming at a time when there have been reports of the government planning to deploy troops of the Nigerian military to control the situation which has heightened the tension in the country.

Also Read: BREAKING: #EndSARS Protesters Shut Alausa Secretariat

Reacting to the reports, the former lawmaker from Kaduna stated that the protesters are not mischief-makers as being reported in some quarters but rather people who want the chaos in the country to end.

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BREAKING: Abuja #EndSARS Protesters Block Kuje, Airport Road

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BREAKING: Abuja #EndSARS Protesters Block Kuje, Airport Road

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#EndSARS protesters have blocked the Kuje road leading to the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua expressway.

The protesters also blocked the Airport road, preventing motorists from the right of way.

Although it has been reported that Soldiers have blocked the initial venue of the planned #EndSARS protest in Abuja.

Also Read: #EndSARS: For Some Of Us, SARS Has Been Beneficial – Gov Sule

The military officers were stationed at the popular Aya roundabout early Monday morning, with a roadblock and barricade.

Also, police officers are stationed in front of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) headquarters with Armoured Personnel Carrier and water cannons.

The protesters gathered at the Kuje road and the Airport road to press home their demands.

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BREAKING: #EndSARS Protesters Shut Alausa Secretariat

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BREAKING: #EndSARS Protesters Shut Alausa Secretariat

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The demand for widespread police reforms by #EndSARS protesters enters its 12th day and it doesn’t seem as if the protesting youths are backing out soon.

On Monday morning, the protesters stormed the Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa and prevented workers from gaining access to the premises.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Defence Minister Warns Protesters Against Breaching National Security

They blocked all the entrance to the Secretariat and motorists and pedestrians were turned back from coming out and going into the premises.

The Governor’s road had remained one of the major venues where the protesters gather every day with some even sleeping overnight to continue the protest the next day.

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