Following the inability of the Imo State government to pay teachers their salaries, the Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, in the state has commenced a seven day fast program as well as spiritual prayers to enable God touch the governor to do the needful.
The program will take place in the 647 autonomous communities in Imo arising from the inability of the governor to pay three months arrears.
State Secretary of the union, Godwin Osogwa inform journalists that teachers now seek the face of God amid suffering, lamenting that in spite of their plight during the lockdown, they were not paid even as they were compelled to remain at home.
The release Trumpeta stumbled into states “You are directed to embark on seven-day fasting and prayers,”
This newspaper recalls that apart from pensioners’ protests, there are other categories of workers yet to receive their salaries.