Yuletide: Enugu Government approves 13th month salary, as civil servants receive Dec. pay

Posted by Adelowo Adebumiti | 15 December 2019 | 718 times

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•Governor Ugwuanyi

Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has approved the payment of 13th month salary for all civil servants and staffers of all the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the state, to celebrate the forthcoming Christmas.

The State Commissioner for Environment, Chijioke Edeoga, yesterday, disclosed this after the State Executive Council (EXCO) meeting. Edeoga said the state government, in the spirit of Christmas, has paid the December salary of all civil servants and staff of MDAs, adding that the 13th month salary will be paid “in a few days from now.”

The Commissioner for Finance, Mrs. Adaonah Kene-Uyanwune, while applauding the governor’s consistency in the payment of the 13th month salary, confirmed December salary had been paid “so that civil servants can have enough time to shop for Christmas and meet other financial obligations.” Edeoga also disclosed the council awarded contracts for more development projects worth over N700m.

The projects, according to him, include the renovation/rehabilitation of Enugu State Judiciary complex, Independence Layout, Enugu at the sum of N189,493,901.89 and construction/rehabilitation of Amutenyi Obollo Afor-Umuenachi Amalla road, Udenu Local Council, at N321,510,780.94.

Others include: access road and landscape works at 1×8 court room blocks A and B, Enugu North, Enugu South and Enugu East Magisterial Districts, for N138,090,832.83 and the ground water seepage control and soil stabilisation works at the court premises to cost N59,916,024.00, totaling N709,011,539.66. (The Guardian)

Source: News Express

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