The protesters are demanding the payment of some allowances.
Scores of workers of the Abuja Administration on Monday protested against unpaid allowances.
The workers barricaded the entrance of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCDA, secretariat in Wuse 2 area of Abuja.
The workers sang solidarity songs and called for the removal of the FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed.
Dozens of armed police officers have been deployed to the venue of the protest with the workers remaining adamant.
The police had not dispersed the protesters as at 2:03 p.m. amidst reports that the police may use teargas to disperse them.