General News

Aiyedatiwa begins paying 1 billion naira in gratuities to LG pensioners

Ondo State Governor Fortunate Aiyedatiwa on Tuesday commenced the disbursement of the second tranche of N1 billion in excellent gratuities to civil servants who retired from the native authorities.

In accordance with Aiyedatiwa, the gesture is a continuation of efforts to advertise the welfare of retirees within the state.

The primary a part of the cash was paid out to pensioners in November 2023.

Talking on the payout flag-off in Akure, the state capital, Aiyedatiwa mentioned his administration was reviewing the mannequin for cost of gratuities to pensioners to make sure swift restoration of presidency's arrears.

He mentioned earlier funds underneath his administration had supplied substantial reduction to many retirees within the state.

He promised that such common funds wouldn’t be stopped.

The Governor mentioned: “At the moment (Tuesday) marks one other milestone in our acknowledged dedication to the well-being of our individuals, together with staff and retirees within the Sunshine State.

“In November 2023, the primary batch of this revolutionary bulk cost of excellent gratuities of our former native authorities employees and first college academics was carried out. In January 2024, one other flag-off of cost of N1.2 billion was additionally carried out for the retirees of the 2014 state civil service.”

Aiyedatiwa burdened that the present batch is especially concentrating on LG pensioners from 2012 and desires to make amends for the remaining arrears from earlier years, underlining his administration’s dedication to the constant and honest cost of pensions and gratuities to the pensioners.

He urged those that weren’t within the present batch to stay hopeful as the federal government continues its efforts to maximise the happiness and well-being of as many individuals as potential.

In a speech, the state Commissioner for Native Authorities and Chieftaincy Affairs, Amidu Takuro, thanked the governor for his swift motion, acknowledging that the pensioners have been going through difficulties for years.

Takuro mentioned the governor had instructed him to economize to pay pensioners. He additionally emphasised the gratitude the pensioners had expressed to the governor for his compassion and dedication to their welfare.

The State Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, Johnson Osunyemi, expressed gratitude to the Governor, noting that the cost was a major reduction to the pensioners because it had been lengthy awaited. He assured the Governor of the help of the pensioners within the forthcoming elections.

One of many affected pensioners and retired instructor, Joshua Adeoye, thanked the governor for his compassion and curiosity within the welfare of pensioners within the state.

Do you need to remove anything from this post or take it down due to copyright? please use the contact us page to get in touch with us

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button