Osun government clears air on ‘return to half salary’ for workers

Posted by News Express | 17 March 2019 | 1,212 times

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• Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola.

Mr Adelani Baderinwa, the immediate past Osun Commissioner for Information and Strategy, who is the current supervisor of same ministry, says the state government was not intending to return to the era of modulated salary, also known as half salaries. 

In a press statement released by Baderinwa on Saturday, he said it had come to the notice of the state government that some individuals and members of the opposition party were trying to incite the civil servants against the state government on payment of salary.

“The government is not unaware of the rumour being spread by the lazy opposition members on the false and imaginary return of modulated salary payment to the workers of the state.

“The rumoured return of modulated salary remains a rumour and there is no iota of truth in it.

“Gov. Gboyega Oyetola had, during the presentation of 2019 budget, declared that the era of modulated salary payment was gone, and we are happy to reaffirm that the governor is still more committed to his statement of striving to pay full salary to civil servants.

“We would also like to state that Gov. Oyetola would not in any way take any arbitrary decision on matters affecting the civil servants,” he said. (NAN)

Source: News Express

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