Governor Fayose Of Ekiti Apologises To Teachers

Governor Fayose Of Ekiti Apologises To Teachers

In a rare show of respect for teachers and understanding of their plight, Governor Ayodele Fayose has apologised to primary school teachers in Ekiti state over the mix-up in the payment of their September salary.


According to a statement by the chief press secretary to the governor, Idowu Adelusi, the governor said: "Even though the mix-up was from the state accountant general’s office but as the State governor, he takes responsibility.

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"I want to apologise for the inconsistency and problems encountered in crediting the accounts of some primary school teachers, it was after my  broadcast few days back that I got a lot of text messages from some  teachers that were affected.

"I sincerely want to apologise, I have gotten to the root of the matter, I have found out that there were mix-ups here and there, the accounts were credited and later withdrawn for carelessness in the accountant general's office, for whatever it is I take responsibility, I apologise and want to assure you all the lapses will be corrected.

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"My teachers at the primary school level, this money will be credited to your accounts between now and Wednesday unfailingly. My apologies.”

The governor assured the teachers of the state government continuous support as soon as the state finances improved.

A former speaker of the state House of Assembly has told Governor Fayose to actualise his campaign promises and not continue to blame the financial situation for his unfulfilled pledges


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