Parliamentary activities were on Tuesday paralyzed at the Oyo State House of Assembly as the State Chapter of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria blocked the entrance to the Assembly.

The development is in protest against continued denial of financial autonomy to legislative arm of the government.

The gate to the Assembly complex was locked as the members of the Association trooped out en masse for the protest.

The protesters dressed in red T-shirt were seen carrying placards with various inscription like “we say no to Executive slavery”, “AGF implement order 10, 2020, give us financial Autonomy”, “enough is enough” among others.

Chairman Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, Mr. Yemi Alade said the union embarked on indefinite strike to pursue the implementation of executive order 10 signed by the president last year.

Mr. Alade said for the nation to witness true democracy there must be financial autonomy for all arms of government.

He said the strike would continue till their requests were granted.

Net/Babatunde Tiamiyu

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