Abuja - Imo State Governor, Rochas Okochora has granted
worker's salaries for the month of April, May and June to be paid out before
July 8 2016, Punch reported.
This order came after a meeting was held at the Government
House with other stakeholders consisting of treasurers, permanent secretaries
and other relevant stakeholders.
Okochora has warned that this would be the last time workers
are owed their salaries in the state.
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To speed things up, the governor set up a committee to
monitor the prompt payment of salaries. This means that workers would be paid
their salaries on the 10th of every month.
Directors of Accounts in the Ministries and Local
Governments will be meeting up with Accountant-General of the state to sort out
salary issues in the state.
TheNation reports that the governor warned that anybody that
is found to be playing pranks with salaries belonging to workers will be dealt
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