- Federal workers are excited as the federal government has finally released their withheld salaries
- On Wednesday, civil servants who are owed November salaries received alerts and related the development to newsmen
- This comes after the government cleared 4,081 civil servants out of a total of 17,000 originally delisted from the IPPIS
Legit.ng journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's-led federal government has commenced the payment of the November salaries of civil servants.
Workers are excited as Tinubu approves the payment of withheld salaries
The workers whose salaries were initially withheld by the FG due to “technical glitches” and discrepancies on the platform of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) have now started receiving credit alerts of November salaries.
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Several senior civil servants confirmed the development to The Punch newspaper in Abuja on Wednesday, December 6.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported earlier that 2,000 civil servants had their November 2023 salaries withheld by the government owing to irregularities on the IPPIS.
However, on Wednesday, a senior civil servant who confirmed receipt of her salary said:
“The alert dropped a few minutes ago. I am happy to inform you that my November 2023 salary has now been paid. Same thing with others in my office.”
Another civil servant who pleaded anonymity said: “It is true, we have now been paid.”
Interestingly, the civil servants who were delisted from the IPPIS, have now been re-enrolled into the payroll of Tinubu's government.
Obaseki reveals the date for payment of the 13th month salary for Edo workers
Chris Nehikhare, the commissioner for communication and orientation, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, December 5, stated that Obaseki has continued to prioritise the welfare of workers in the State and has continued to live up to his promise for better and improved working conditions.
Ondo Governor begins payment of N35,000 wage award
In another development, Legit.ng reported that Governor Rotimi Akeredolu approved the payment of N35,000 wage award for the workers in the state.
According to the state government, the N35,000 wage would commence in November and last for six months.
Kayode Ogundele, the state's head of service, made this known on Thursday, November 30, 2023, during the meeting between the government and the labour leaders.
FG to pay N-Power 9-month arrears
Also, Legit.ng reported that some participants in the federal government's N-Power program expressed dissatisfaction with the ongoing postponement of their monthly stipend disbursements amounting to N30,000.
The beneficiaries emphasised that the persistent delays in receiving their N30,000 monthly stipends were causing increasing unease and frustration.
The program's enrollees were experiencing delays despite the federal government's earlier announcement that it would commence payment of the 9-month backlog.
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