Oyo State governor, Mr Seyi Makinde on Monday disclosed that his government met unpaid gratuities totalling N26 billion.
He made the disclosure in a Facebook post in which he stated that his administration has cleared backlogs of gratuities from 2012 to 2013.
The statement reads: “This afternoon, I presented cheques to a few of the 82 retirees who retired from the civil service in 2013. Our administration met a backlog of N26 billion in unpaid gratuities for 6,274 pensioners in the state. So far, we have cleared the backlog of arrears from the year 2012 to April 2013.
“As I said during my one year in office broadcast, we have paid more in gratuities and entitlements in one…
Source: Nigerian Tribune