Two former aides of Minister of Communications, Alhaji Adebayo Shittu, Razaq Olubodun and Victor Oluwadamilare, have dragged him to court for allegedly owing them salary and allowance arrears to the tune of N21m.
Olubodun and Victor Oluwadamilare, former personal assistant and special assistant media, respectively, are represented by the same lawyer, Adewale Lawal, in two separate suits filed on their behalf.
They are praying the court to order the payment of their outstanding salaries and allowances which the minister denied them while serving under him, Punchng.com reports.
The duo, who hurled accusation of diverting their salaries paid by the federal government at Adebayo, are seeking the court to order the minister to pay them their unpaid salaries and allowances, the paper wrote.
It said, in the suit before the Abuja Division of the National Industrial Court, Olubodun claimed he received just N1m from the minister all through his period of service while according to Oluwadamilare, he was paid thrice to the tune of N2.3m in his 28 months of service under the minister.
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