VIDEO: Armed Police officers protest over unpaid allowance in Maiduguri, Nigeria


Police protest in Maiduguri: Scores of armed mobile policemen in Maiduguri Nigeria protested over their unpaid allowances.

The Mobile policemen took to the streets of Maiduguri, to protest six months unpaid allowances. The officers we learnt, were posted to the state in January to fortify the security of the troubled state which has been bedeviled with Boko Haram insurgency.

They barricaded the highway, shooting sporadically into the air and scaring off motorists. Some of the students and workers had to turn back to their homes as they could not pass through the barricade.

They complained they many of them have had to go through inhuman treatment as they have to sleep on the corridor of the office on returning from duty at night.