Salary Arrears: Ekiti Workers Seek Divine Intervention, Declare 3-Day Fasting, Prayer

Governor-Ayo-FayoseCivil servants in Ekiti State have resorted to fasting and prayer to seek divine intervention over non-payment of their five months’ salary arrears by the state government,
The workers, who embarked on indefinite strike last month, are expected to commence the three-day spiritual exercise from tomorrow, Tuesday to Thursday.
A statement signed by the secretaries of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Joint Negotiating Council (JNC), Messrs. O.P Olayemi, J.A Adebayo and Oladele Ayodeji respectively, said “in view of the current sitiation in Ekiti State as regards the ongoing strike embarked on by the entire workers in Ekiti State, all workers in Ekiti State are invited to a three-day fasting and prayer from Tuesday to Thursday, 16th June”.
“It is expected that this should be replicated at all the 16 local government areas in Ekiti State”, the statement added.