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Edo Govt Lends N850m To LGAs To Pay December Wage

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File photo of Edo Instruct Governor, Godwin ObasekiThe Edo Instruct Govt says it has loaned local govt councils in the articulate, the sum of N850 million to trot salaries of council workers for December, in lieu of the discharge of Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) allocations to the councils.

The articulate governor Godwin Obaseki on Wednesday acknowledged he received the recommendation from the articulate’s ministry of finance which confirmed that the councils are yet to receive an allocation from the Federation Account even after the December 18, 2021, FAAC assembly in Abuja.

He disclosed this all the blueprint in which by blueprint of an onboarding programme for his political appointees on the John Odigie-Oyegun workers coaching centre in Benin City, the Edo Instruct’s capital.

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The governor acknowledged its prudent management of public resources, made it doable to resolve salaries and pension of articulate workers since December 14 from its Internally Generated Earnings (IGR).

Per the Finance Ministry who had been segment of the digital FAAC assembly of December 18, where N675.9billion modified into as soon as shared amongst the three tiers of govt, Edo articulate local govt authorities savor not been in a living to construct up entry to their funds thereby inserting them in a financial disaster.

In gaze of this, then again, the government council agreed that the Instruct Govt near the 18 local govt councils in the articulate a bailout to permit them to trot the salary of their workers.

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