Delta State capital, Asaba, was on Tuesday stormed in protest by the Delta State Chapter of primary school teachers under the Basic Education Staff Association of Nigeria (BESAN).
According to reports the protest was connected to the non implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage in their salaries for the past 15 months.
The aggrieved primary school teachers held placards reading, “We need our Minimum Wage”, “Promote Graduate Teachers to Level 17”, “Is it a crime to be a primary school teacher?”, “End discrimination if primary school teachers, during their protest in Asaba.
Speaking during the protest, President of BESAN, Delta Chapter, Comrade Godday Iluarima said;
“We are here to protest what they have been denying us of our rights. This includes the non-payment of our salaries according to the N30,000 minimum wage for the past 15 months,” he asserted.