OOU Strike: Amosun Orders Payment of Lecturers Salary Arrears

OOU Strike: Amosun Orders Payment of Lecturers Salary Arrears:

Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunlle Amosun has ordered the management of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, to effect the immediate payment of the outstanding one month salary arrears owed lecturers of the institution.

Secretary to the State Government, Mr.  Taiwo Adeoluwa,  in a statement issued in Abeokuta also said the governor has promised that all other outstanding arrears would be paid without delay.

He stated that Amosun- led administration inherited a backlog of arrears from the immediate past administration, adding, however, that it had prioritize payment of wages, cleared the backlog and restored normalcy to wages administration.

Adeoluwa stated that in-spite of significant life-changing infrastructure development initiatives going on across the state, the 32-month-old government does not owe workers’ salaries and noted that the State is one of the very first to show commitment to paying the new minimum wage in 2011. (Vanguard)

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