- Motor park managers have been inaugurated by the Oyo state government on Monday, February 17
- The managers were appointed to oversee motor park affairs in all local government areas of the state
- The Oyo state inaugurated the managers to enforce discipline
The Oyo government on Monday, February 17, inaugurated managers to manage the state's affairs of motor parks across all 33 local government areas. This is aimed at boosting the state's Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).
According to the Nigerian Tribune, the managers were charged by Professor Raphael Afonja, the state commissioner for public works, infrastructure, and transportation to discharge their duties without any fear.
The event had in attendance the appointed park managers and executives.
Meanwhile, the Oyo state government also announced Alhaji Lamidi Mukaila Auxillary, former NURTW, chairman in the state, and Wasiu Adewale Yekini, as chairmen of two disciplinary committees to enforce discipline and probity.
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Legit.ng previously reported that Oyo state government reached an agreement with the state chapter of the labour union to pay the minimum wage of N30,000.
The agreement which also included the consequential adjustments for all levels of workers in the state was reached on Wednesday, February 6.
The new minimum wage reportedly takes effect financially from January 1, 2020, as the state government has also reportedly agreed to pay the arrears of January in March, while the nominal effective date was agreed to be April 18.
In a related development, sacked chairpersons in Oyo state have forced their way into their offices to resume duty on Monday, January 27. This followed Abubakar Malami's claim that the governor was wrong to have sacked the chairmen.
According to the AGF, the governor's action is unconstitutional. Also, in compliance, Mohammed Adamu, Inspector-General of Police (IGP), asked Shina Olukolu, Oyo state commissioner of police, to help reinstate the sacked chairpersons in compliance with the directive of the AGF.
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