Eid-el Kabir: Makinde Surprises Oyo Workers, Pensioners, Pays July Salaries 16th
By Henry Odeh
Civil servants in Oyo state have started receiving salary alert for the month of July on the 16th from their various banks.
Retirees too were not left out as they many are already receiving credit alerts from their monthly pensions.
A senior civil servant at the state Secretariat told journalists that the development is commendable and would serve as relief especially as workers prepare for the Salah holidays.
Federal Government had on Thursday 15th July declared July 20 and 21 as public holiday to commemorate this year’s Eid-el Kabir.
One of the civil servants who did not want his name in print said ” The worries about Ileya celebration fot our muslim friends in the service has been allayed and we are happy that Gov Makinde made this to happen, Although he is passionate about the welfare of the civil servant in the state and this further confirm his love for workers.
“Since he came on board he has never renege in his promise to pay salary on or before 25th of every month, we are getting our promotion, leave bonus, arreas and other remuneration very well and this doesn’t in any way affects infrastructural and other develoomental projects in all sectors. He said.