‘We’re Celebrating Sallah With No Money After 30-day Fast’ —Kogi Workers Cry Out Non-payment Of Salaries Days After Governor Bello Bought N100m Nomination Forms
The wronged laborers thrashed the Yahaya Bello’s administration for permitting the Muslim devoted to observe Sallah on void stomachs.This year’s Eid-El-Fitri festivity didn’t go as made arrangements for some specialists in Kogi State as they have regretted the non-installment of their compensations by the state government.
A portion of the laborers, who talked with Daily Post on Monday, said their expectations of getting their pay rates were run with the Governor Yaya Bello-drove government showing no obligation to paying them.
The wronged laborers attacked the Yahaya Bello’s administration for permitting the Muslim dedicated to observe Sallah on void stomachs
In spite of the unfortunate day to day environment of laborers in his state, Bello last Wednesday picked N100 million Expression of Interest and assignment types of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in his bid to strive for the party’s official ticket in front of 2023 political decision
A government employee basically distinguished as Abduallhi said: “Following one month of Ramadan quick, take a gander at us now, we are observing Sallah without a penny in our pocket. I can’t buy a solitary cup of garri for my family to take care of this merry season.
“We as a whole suspected the Governor will do the needful, most particularly now that he is looking at the main demonstration Nigeria. However, take a gander at Kogi laborers now, not a big deal. We are presently vs. What a dishonorable time for every one of us to encounter this difficulty under the current organization.”
Additionally talking, one more government employee, who talked on state of obscurity, said: “This is the most awful Sallah I will insight in my life. No food, nothing. The expense of food stuff in the market is extremely high and assuming that you go out there to get some staple, you will return home with little.”If the Governor had paid us our compensation, the enduring would have diminished. I heard the Government will pay after Sallah. As far as I might be concerned, it is medication in the afterlife.”
Additionally, a widow with seven kids, who has been working with the Kogi State Civil Service, likewise said, “How can it be that they appreciate incurring torments for the unfortunate masses? I’m a widow with seven kids. I don’t have any idea what to do.
“My compensation is in rate. I’m done grumbling since that is where we have tracked down ourselves. They ought to pay me my rate pay. I heard our Governor purchased the APC assignment structure for N100m. That cash will go quite far in taking care of numerous Kogi laborers during this Sallah. However, take a gander at us, we are enduring and grinning with an unfilled stomach”.
The state government still can’t seem to respond the specialists’ cases.
Bello prior in his Workers’ Day discourse on May first, 2022, kept mum on when April pay will be paid to laborers in the state.
“We are giving a valiant effort to defeat the rate compensation installments which at present endure at Local Government levels and which is recognizable to the difficulties related with the crash between low government inflow and a weighty pay bill,” he had said.
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