Police Special Constabularies recruited in 2020 have again appealed to the Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun to intervene over the problem of unpaid salaries since its recruitment in 2020.
The Oyo State chapter of the Police Special Constabularies lamented the unpaid salaries since their recruitment by former president Muhammadu Buhari’s government.
Recall that the group had earlier been at the premises of the Nigerian Tribune House on the 20th of June in a peaceful protest over the unpaid salaries but which according to the group have not been paid till now.
Speaking on behalf of the group, Oyo State General number 1, Batch B, Taofeek Akinpelu also known as Awise who was accompanied by the Oyo State General number1 Batch A of the group, Adewale Adegoke and some other members of the group on Monday, appealed to the IGP to help intervene in the payment of the salaries.
He said the group would be glad if the IGP who would be in Ibadan tomorrow, Tuesday for a retreat of Retired IGPs which will be held at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture IITA Ibadan Oyo State to help intervene in the problem of the unpaid salaries.
Akinpelu further stated that the IGP should help appeal to Nigeria’s president, Bola Tinubu over the problem of the unpaid salaries being faced by the group.
The group also seek the intervention of the Oyo state governor Seyi Makinde over the unpaid salaries, he said “we appeal to the Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde over the unpaid salaries though we were recruited by the federal government but we seek for the intervention of the state government because we are indigenes of Oyo state.
“Things have not been easy for our members since we have been working for 3 years with no salary, we have worked hard and diligently in our various stations in a bid to fight against insecurity but it is a pity we are not paid since our recruitment” he concluded.
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