There was jubilation amongst civil servants in Osogbo, Osun State, on Tuesday night as staff within the employment of the state authorities below the management of Governor Rauf Aregbesola started to obtain fee of full wage for the month of December 2018.
The event was the fallout of settlement the state authorities reached with the highest hierarchy of the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Commerce Union Congress ( TUC) and Joint Negotiation Council (JNC) shortly earlier than they suspended industrial motion staff embarked in late December to denounce fee of modulated wage, non remittance of contributory pension, amongst different points.
Cross part of civil servants, who spoke to the Nigerian Tribune exuded pleasure as they lauded the state authorities for fulfilling its promise to pay full wage for the month of December 2018, simply as they confirmed that the receipt of financial institution alerts for his or her salaries.
Although there have been pockets of complaints that few of the civics servants acquired financial institution alerts of half wage for December, our correspondent reliably gathered such classes of staff might have obtained loans, by means of cooperative societies, therefore the receipt of alert for modulated wage.
Confirming the fee of December 2018 wage to the workforce throughout a phone chat with the Nigerian Tribune on Wednesday morning, Osun State Commissioner for Finance, Mr Bola Oyebamiji said that ” it’s not doable for any employee to assert that he acquired a modulated wage for December as a result of we paid all of them full salaries.
If they’ve any problem, inform them to return to my ministry. They need to come and see my Everlasting Secretary instantly. However, I don’t suppose so due to all of us, I imply everybody of us acquired the complete wage”.
He continued, “by the point deduct tax from their salaries and those that obtained loans might imagine they had been paid half wage. There was nothing like that, all of them acquired alerts for full December wage”.