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Bayelsa workers to be paid next week

02 October 2015, 08:44Augustine Osay

Abuja - Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson, assured civil servants the would receive their salaries next week.

He highlighted the state was among several in the country to suffer shortfalls.

“We are hopeful  that in a short while our revenue will improve. There has been a drastic drop from the usual N16 billion to N5 billion. The situation however is not peculiar to us," he pointed out.

He added, "However, I have instructed that salaries be paid next  week. I appreciate you all for your patience.”

Also Read: APC replaces Oshiomhole as head of committee to conduct Bayelsa guber primary

Meanwhile, Dickson has encouraged people to maintain the peace, stability and security prevailing in the state. 

He made the call during the Independence Day dinner in Yenagoa, the state capital.

“I thank you all for the support and encouragement my government has enjoyed from you. Both the things we do right and those that we don't are all a part of development," he said.

"We must not however stop improving. We are a great people, a blessed land let’s all jealously guard the peace, stability and security we have fought for and achieved."

- CAJ News


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