Why We will pay 13th month salary in addition to N25,000 palliative stipend to workers – Makinde

…says govt will continue to prioritise infrastructure

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has declared that his Administration will pay 13th month salary (an additional salary paid to workers to mark end of the year) to workers in the state for the fifth year running, noting that workers will receive the payment before December 31, 2023…..CONTINUE READING HERE

This is coming as the Government paid the December 2023 salary and the December wage award of N25,000 to workers and N15,000 to pensioners, which were devised to cushion the negative effects of fuel subsidy removal by the Federal Government.

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Governor Makinde made the declaration while speaking at the Oyo State’s 2023 Christmas Carol and Nine Lessons Service held at the Remembrance Arcade, Government House, Agodi, Ibadan, with the theme: “Unto us a child is born.”

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The governor maintained that his Administration would continue to prioritise the welfare of workers, infrastructure development and other critical sectors in the state, nnoting that whatever success his Government had achieved was due to the contributions of all members of his team and the civil servants.

He said, “To my team, I want to say thank you for your support throughout the year and even for the civil servants. Whatever we might have achieved were jointly achieved.

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“For four years running, we paid 13th month salary. And again, we will pay the 13th month salary before the end of the year…..CONTINUE READING HERE