Abia Govt begins disbursement of N5.3b paris club refund

By FactNews on 13/01/2017

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Abia state government says it has commenced the process of disbursing the N5.3 b Paris club refund for payment of arrears of salaries owed Abia workers.

 

Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Obinna Oriaku who disclosed this to newsmen said the development followed the resolution of the committee set up for that exercise.

According to him, the committee intends to source for extra N700m to augment the N5.3b to help offset the arrears owed worker. He revealed that the funds have been moved to designated banks for the payment while
workers including council staff, pensioners, teachers are expected to start receiving their pay latest by next week.
The commissioner disclosed that some workers including primary and secondary school teachers will receive two months salaries while some MDAs will also get their leave allowances. The Finance boss who commended the leadership of the NLC in the state for shelving its planned industrial action also stated that the state government is in talks with the NUT to suspend its proposed strike.
He however expressed dismay over the discovery of about 130 ghost primary school teachers during the last biometric exercise conducted by the State government, adding that about 300 local government employees were discovered to have entered the service with fake certificate while 3000 staff of the LGA were absent at the biometric exercise.
Meanwhile, the Auditor General of the local government has been mandated to investigate the immediate and remote causes of the menace with a view to bringing the culprits to book.

 

Posted on January, 13 2017

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