Workers Salaries to be Paid 25th of Every Month Inspite of Strike – AGF Said

According the Mr Ahmed Idris restatement today while speaking to Newsmen at the Treasury House in Abuja. He said the president has instructed that all workers salary get paid before 25th of every month.

Following the beginning of the inconclusive strike activity set out on by the Organized work, The Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), Mr Ahmed Idris has rehashed his responsibility to pay rates of all workers on the Federal Government finance despite the on-going Labor strike.

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Mr. Ahmed Idris gave this dedication today while addressing Newsmen at the Treasury House in Abuja. ” We have a standing request from Mr. President to pay laborers pay rates from the 25th of every month consistently, which we have endeavored hard to satisfy to Nigerian workers and this month won’t be an exemption” kept up the AGF.

He anyway said that the installment of pay rates can’t be accomplished in an air where the basic partners are not enabled access to their workplaces. “I should clarify that compensation installment includes various procedures that don’t start and end with the OAGF. There are other basic partners like the Cash Management Department in Ministry of Finance and other people who gathered do their beat before we can finish”, Mr Idris said.

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“On going to the workplace toward the beginning of today we met the doors of the workplace bolted and thought about how we can keep this guarantee on the off chance that we are being bolted out of the workplace. Subsequent to talking with the neighborhood arm of the Labor in the workplace on the need to pay rates, they surrendered to permit me and a portion of my staff in however the Gates are still locked. I accordingly bid to work to open our entryways with the goal that we can have unhindered access to address their issues”.

The AGF additionally spoke to the National Leadership of Labor to reexamine their remain on the on-going strike saying that the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari like never before has exhibited high responsibility towards meeting the welfare of the Nigerian Workers.

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He along these lines identified a portion of the simple notable activities the present Government has so far attempted to enhance the welfare of the workers to include:

I. the installment of over N50 billion for Promotion unpaid debts from 2012 – 2016;

ii. the endorsement of another N60 Biilion for the installment of Salary Arrears with impact from 2011 – 2016;

iii. the President’s ongoing endorsement of N22.68 Billion for the installment of annuity Arrears to the retirees of the outdated Nigeria Airways laborers which has been extraordinary for more than 14 years;

iv. the President’s endorsement of N20 billion to take care of ASSU’s demand for framework advancement in both Federal and State Universities;

v. the Federal Government arrangement of Non-conservation of laborers ;

vi. Arrangement of employments for the joining Nigerian jobless young people, particularly: the enrollment of more than 10,000 Policemen; enlistment by the Army, Navy and Air compel; enrollment by the para-military, for example, the Fire Service, Immigration, Nigeria Prison Service , Federal Road Safety Corps and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps;

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vii. Arrangement into Various Ministries, Departments and Agencies;

viii. the installment of pay rates to Federal Government Workers as at when due, and in addition advancement of laborers as at when due.

Mr Idris along these lines encouraged Labor to confide in Mr. President and come back to the way of discourse, and arrangement, as the President has shown enough duty by setting up the tripartite advisory group. The advisory group which is going by Ms Amal Pepple is saddled with the duty of counseling generally with partners with a view to thinking of a practical and worthy the lowest pay permitted by law.

He additionally advised that ” we are altogether working for a similar framework and we ought to do nothing that could debilitate the economy and prompt the fall of a similar framework”

It will be reviewed that the AGF had toward the finish of the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee meeting (FAAC), on Wednesday 26th September, guaranteed that pay rates of Federal Government Workers will be paid.


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