Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji, has approved the payment of one month outstanding salary arrears to workers in the state.
According to the State Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, Mr Akintunde Oyebode, it is in fulfilment of his promise to prioritise workers welfare. He said local government and state workers will receive one month salary arrears by Monday.
The payment, according to the Commissioner, followed Governor Oyebanji’s directive that the outstanding workers’ salaries be paid from time to time based on available resources.
The Biodun Oyebanji administration will continue to prioritise workers welfare within available resources. This includes timely payment of salaries, deductions and pensions as well as provision of conducive office environments and training to enhance their productivity.