Governor Dapo Abiodun has promised to pay all outstanding entitlements of workers.
News Rain gathered that the Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun has assured that he will pay all the outstanding entitlements of the state workers.
Abiodun said he will begin the payment Immediately the financial status of the State is stable.
Gov. Abiodun To Pay All Entitlement Of Ogun Workers
Abiodun made the promise at the Governor’s Office in Abeokuta on Tuesday, during the swearing-in event of the new Permanent Secretaries, Principal General and Headteachers General.
Governor Abiodun said:” Our administration will not, and I repeat, deny you of the rewards of your meritorious and hard-work. You have all worked and contributed your quotas to the continued development of our dear State. Personally, as a child of retired Public Servants, I appreciate the import of these entitlements to the welfare, wellness, and wellbeing of workers, either, serving and retired”.
“I am particularly using this occasion to state the commitment of our administration to off-set all outstanding dues and other entitlements as the financial status of the State improves”, the Governor promised.
Abiodun however commended the labour union leaders in the state for the maturity with which he said they handled the recent industrial dispute, saying the workers have contributed their quota and deserve to be well-taken care of.
“We cleared the backlogs of promotions of over 10,000 personnel in the education industry. We also sent some on overseas training as we are committed to human capital development. I must state that the process to clear the backlogs of 2018, 2019, and 2020 promotion exercises are at advance level.”
Governor Abiodun however congratulates the new permanent secretaries on their appointments.
He said their choice was testaments to their past records and a challenge to do more in the service of the State and humanity.