President Buhari Gives Governor Bello N30-Billion Bailout To Clear All Workers’ Salaries In Kogi

September 7, 2019
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The Kogi State Government has received a bailout of N30.8 billion from the Federal Government to clear all salary arrears owed to workers in the state.

Governor Yahaya Bello confirmed this while addressing journalist after the meeting of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the APC on Friday, September 6, 2019. He said:

“As regards the issue of news making the round that Kogi State is owing salaries, I want to categorical state that, my two predecessors inherited salary arrears.

“It is a problem I inherited when I assumed office. But I want to announce to you today, that Kogi is not owing any worker’s salary at all. We have been able to clear all workers’ salaries and we are up to date. As a matter of fact, the last primary election that was held on August 29, we paid the salaries of August. That is to tell you that we are up-to-date as far as salary is concerned.

“The issue of us owning up to 38 months’ salary arrears before we cleared it was all false and lies. We did owe up to that, what we were owing at that time was between four to five months.

“As I speak with you now, Mr. President graciously approved a bailout of N30.8 billion for us and our national chairman seated help me to facilitate the release.”

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