Governors of the 36 states in Nigeria have been urged by President Muhammadu Buhari to pay workers all salaries owed them before Christmas.
President Muhammadu Buhari has charged state governors to ensure that they pay all the salaries owed workers before Christmas, according to a Tweet released by the Presidency on Monday.
The tweet reads: “President @MBuhari has directed the Ministers of @FinMinNigeria and Budget & National Planning and Governor @cenbank to commence negotiations with the Governors Forum to enable payment of outstanding Paris & London Club refunds, before the end of the year.”
According to the report, the President gave the directive on Monday when he met with the governors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Many states are owing workers several months of salaries of salaries and allowances.
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