Stephen Ukandu, Umuahia
Governor Alex Otti of Abia State, has directed immediate payment of June salary of Abia workers.
This directive was contained in a press statement issued Tuesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Kazie Uko.
Ikengaonline had reported that Otti had during his inaugural speech, promised to pay workers in the state on or before the 28th day of every month.
The statement read: “Dr. Otti on Monday directed the Accountant General of the state, Mrs. Njum Onyemenam, to ensure that all verified workers in the state civil service receive their June salary before Wednesday, June 28, 2023.
“The Governor’s directive came after a meeting with the Accountant General and some other senior members of his government.
“Governor Otti had in his inaugural speech to the people of Abia on May 29, 2023, promised that under his watch salaries of civil servants will be paid latest 28th of every month.”