Eid-el-Kabir: Kwara Governor orders payment of August salary
NEWS DIGEST – Ahead of this year’s Eid Kabir celebrations Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has directed the state’s Finance Ministry to immediately commence the payment of August salary to workers in the state.
The Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Demola Banu made the disclosure on Thursday.
He said arrangements have subsequently been concluded and a facility secured to ensure workers start receiving their salaries with effect from Thursday.
He said Governor Ahmed gave the directive to ensure that the workers have an enjoyable Sallah celebration.
Alhaji Banu added that the directive comes at a time the Federal Accounts Allocation committee is yet to meet for the month, not to talk of disbursing monthly allocation to Federal, State and local governments.
He said this testifies to the government’s commitment to the welfare of the people.
Alhaji Banu said Local Government Councils and SUBEB are also expected to pay their workers on Friday.