But the National Coordinator of the group, Douglas Adu-Fokuo said in an interview on Citi FM that “only 30 percent of the 7,000 were paid.”
Thus, he explained that the strike was the only way through which they could draw government’s attention to the condition since negotiations with government officials had stalled.
“We are embarking on this strike because the negotiations we were having with government officials and authorities involved have failed and we can’t continue. Every day, we are given unfulfilled promises; enough of the promise. This time we want to see action. We want to see the money reflecting in our accounts before we call off the strike, if not we will still be in our homes and we won’t go to work,” he said.