Abia gov, Ikpeazu slashes own salary, allowances by 50 percent


Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has announced the slashing of his salary and travel allowance by 50 percent.
Ikpeazu, who disclosed this Monday at the Government House Umuahia, while swearing in the state’s new Head of Service, Dr. Vivian Uma, said he was deeply pained by his administration’s inability to pay salaries of workers as at when due following the dwindling federal allocation.
He said he had decided to personally identify with the suffering workers and would not lift the self imposed austerity until the salaries and allowances owed workers were cleared.
Some workers, especially those in the parastatals, as well as …Read More

Source:: New Mail