Management of Kwara United Football Club, Ilorin on Monday shutdown the state Ministry of Finance claiming that Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed had refused to pay them salaries and allowances.
The football team also restricted staff of the minstry from gaining access to their respective offices under heavy security presence. The protesters who displayed different playcards with insulting inscriptions along Ahmadu Bello Way tagged Governor Ahmed ‘Wicked Governor’ and also said the Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Demola Banu was daring God in the month of Ramandan.
They further disclosed that the team had lost five members; Saka Abdulazeez, Bukola Akanbi, Tunde Adeyemi, Babatunde Seriki and Babatunde Ayinla a.k.a Rondo, to the salary struggle.
“You have money to feed your dogs but you don’t have money to pay workers’ salaries, fear God oooooo. We are dying, save our souls”, they added.