Kwara Governor Orders Immediate Salary Payment

KwaraGovernor of Kwara state, Abdulfatah Ahmad, has instructed the state Accountant General to pay the outstanding two months salary of civil servants with immediate effect.

This was stated, Friday, by Dr Muyideen Akorede, the Governor’s Senior Special Assistant, Media and Communications.

Ahmed said the directive followed the government’s receipt of the bailout funds from the Federal government.

Kwara is one of the two states that have complied with the paperwork for accessing a bailout loan from the Central Bank of Nigeria.

The governor, in his statement, assured civil servants that their salary arrears at local governments would soon be paid, as soon as necessary funds were received from the Federal Government.

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