The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has paid December salaries and pensions for government workers and pensioners in the state.
In a statement, Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media Projects, Crusoe Osagie said workers and pensioners received their salaries and pensions on Friday, December 16, 2022, in line with the administration’s policy to pay workers and pensions as and when due.
According to him, “The Edo State Governor, His Excellency, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has paid the salaries and pensions of workers and pensioners in the state for the month of December, 2022.
“We have a tradition of paying workers on or before the 26th of every month. However, in December, we are aware that workers would want to shop early ahead of the yuletide celebrations. The governor gave approval for early payment of the salaries to make this possible.”
He noted that the state government places premium on workers’ welfare, stating that holistic reforms in the public and civil service in the state has made Edo the most attractive public employer in Nigeria.