Police shut down civil servants’ national secretariat over worker’s protest

The National Secretariat of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has been closed.

The secretariat situated in Lagos was closed by the police on Monday.

Members of the association occupied the national secretariat of the union in Yaba Lagos to stage a protest against inefficiency and the continuous looting of the union by union officials.

It was gathered that the secretariat was closed down following protests by members of the association over allegations of corruption against some top officials.

It was also gathered that the union has been enmeshed in a series of crises over alleged N10b fraud against some top officials of the union.

Reports have it that some aggrieved members of the union on Monday occupied the secretariat.

This resulted to the sealing of the secretariat on Monday.

The national secretariat is still under lock at the time of filing this report on Monday.

A former ASCSN Chairman in Oyo State, Andrew Emelieze who spoke with DAILY POST added that the protesters are not happy with what is happening in the union.

He said, “The protesters are not happy that the union has abandoned its responsibility to only continue to loot workers check up dues as seen in the police probe of the former secretary general of the union Comrade Alade Bashir Lawal and many other union officials who had become emergency multimillionaires.

“The protesters have promised to continue the protest until all bad eggs are flushed out of the union and the eventual prosecution of all the looters in the union”.

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