The staff are being owed ₦30,000 daily allowance for the months of April and May.
Among those being owed are sample collectors, case investigators, ambulance drivers, environmental health worker, temperature readers and cleaners.
On Tuesday, they converged on the public health department office, Area 3, Garki, Abuja, demanding that the outstanding allowance should be paid before they return to work.
The Federal Capital Territory currently has the third highest number of COVID-19 cases in the country with 674 cases. Rg
Lagos has 5,135 cases, the highest, followed by Kano, 958 infections. Nigeria has a tghgotal of 10,578 cases.