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  • Updated: December 29, 2023

Osun govt commences payment of wage award

Osun govt commences payment of wage award

The Osun State Government has started paying civil servants and pensioners in the state the wage award.

This according to a statement by the spokesperson of Governor Ademola Adeleke, Olawale Rasheed is in line with the administration's promise to workers and retirees in the stste.

Governor Adeleke had two weeks back approved the wage award to cushion the effect of the subsidy removal.

Serving state workers were awarded fifteen thousand Naira while retirees were granted ten thousand Naira.

"Workers and pensioners are to enjoy the wage award for six months starting from this December 2023 to June 2024.

"As at this morning, the beneficiaries are already receiving alerts, promoting jubilation among the working population."

The state government had also paid the December 2023 salaries while almost three billion Naira bond was issued to pensioners at a recent ceremony at the state secretariat.

Speaking on the payment of the wage award, Governor Adeleke restated his commitment to workers welfare.

He also stated that no stone will be left unturned to strengthen the well being of retirees and serving workers in the state.

"I wish to restate my deep passion and commitment to the well being of our people.I know the close link between the formal and informal workforce in Osun state , so our administration will always work for the workers and the greater interest of our people."

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