Bello Sympathises with Kogi Workers over Unpaid Salaries


The Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, wednesday sympathised with the state workers who are yet to receive their salaries, saying the issue will soon be a thing of the past.

The governor who was speaking in Okene, after this year Eid-el-Fitr prayers to mark the end of Ramadan fast noted that the delay was caused by the screening exercise, which he said was aimed at eliminating ghosts from the state pay rolls.

According to him, at the end of the exercise, only genuine workers will earn salary from the state, vowing to implement the outcome of the report of the screening to its fullest.

The governor, who promised to ensure adequate security of lives and property of the people of the state, noted that government would not renege on its promises to the people.