Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde on Monday afternoon, approved the payment of N25,000 for workers in the state.
The Governor also apporved N15,000 for pensioners as wage awards in the state.
The governor said the payment will be for six months at an additional N2.2 billion to the wage bill of the state.
The disclosure was made while addressing workers at the entrance of the Governor’s Office, Secretariat, Ibadan.
The Governor was in company of the labour leaders including Comrade Kayode Martins (NLC), Comrade Bosun Olabiyi (TUC), Comrade Olaonipekun Oluwaseun (JNC Public Sector) while
Other government functionaries including, Special Adviser (Labour Matters), Comrade Adebayo Titilola-Sodo, the Executive Assistant to the governor, Reverend Idowu Ogedengbe among others also accompanied the governor during the address.
The workers had stormed the Governor’s Office as part of a decision taken during a Congress on Monday to ensure the issue is resolved once and for all.
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