- Davido's uncle and governor of Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, has announced palliatives to cushion the effect of the fuel subsidy removal for Osun workers and pensioners
- In a circular on Tuesday, the governor announced that workers will start getting N15,000 monthly allowance while pensioners will get N10,000
- Governor Adeleke stated that the new wages will commence in December and the workers and pensioners will get it for six months
Osogbo, Osun - Osun state governor Ademola Adeleke, who is an uncle to the popular afrobeat singer David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has announced monthly palliatives for civil servants and pensioners in the Southwest state.
Governor Adeleke also approved an N10,000 monthly relief package for pensioners in the state in order to alleviate the hardship caused by the fuel subsidy removal.
The development was contained in a circular from the state's Ministry of Human Resources and Capacity Building, dated Tuesday, November 28th, 2023, with the reference number BHR&CB/08/LIR/23. The Permanent Secretary, Sunday Fadele, signed the circular.
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The circular, which was addressed to the MDAs, stated that following the negotiation with the labour unions in the state, the money was approved by Governor Adeleke.
According to the circular:
“Senator Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke, has graciously approved the monthly payment of N15,000.00 to each active worker and N10,000.00 to each pensioner in Osun State as palliatives to assuage the pains being experienced as a result of removal of petroleum subsidy by the Federal Government of Nigeria."
It announced that the package would begin in December and lasted for six months.
The development was coming months after the federal government approved the sum of N5 billion for each state to cushion the effect of the fuel subsidy removal by the government.
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