N5bn refund: KWHA charges KWSG on workers backlog salary clearance

The State House of Assembly has urged the State Government to use N5b received from the refund from the Federal Government to settle backlog of salaries of staff of Local Government Councils, Tertiary Institutions, State Universal Basic Education (SUBEB) state owned Parastatals and Pensioners to make life meaningful for them, especially during yelutide period.
      This was part of the resolutions of the House,following a Matter of Urgent Public Importance raised by the leader of the House, Hon. Hassan Oyeleke at the floor of the House.
     Reading the resolutions of the House, the Deputy Speaker, Elder Matthew Okedare said the payment of the backlog of the salaries by the state government was imperative in  view of the current hardship bedevilling the affected staff, pensioners and their immediate families.
  The House equally unanimously directed its Joint  Committee on Public Accounts as well as Finance and Appropriations to ensure that the  state government comply with the House resolution in respect of the N5b refund from the federal Government.
    The Leader of the House had while raising the matter narrated the ordeal of the affected Civil Servants and Pensioners and urged government to see citizens of the state as the centre of any infrastructural development by using the N5b to  settle their salary arrears to alleviate their sufferings.
    Other Members who spoke on the Matter were unanimous in their views that the category of workers were currently facing hard time and appealed to the state government to use the money to wipe out the tears of the affected workers in the state .
  The House equally on Wednesday directed its Committee on Education and Human Capital Development to meet with the authorities of the University of Ilorin on the  status of the unregistered new students of the Ivory Tower and report to the House next Tuesday.
    This followed a Motion raised by a member representing Irepodun  Constituency Hon. Matthew Babaoye titled "Passionate Appeal to the Authority of University of Ilorin on the Unregistered New Students"