Here Are Nigerian States That ‘Haven’t Paid Workers in 2017’ | Mr Olumide's Blog
Civil servants in Abia, Oyo, Benue, Ondo, Kogi, and Ekiti states have not received salaries in 2017, a survey conducted by BudgIT, a civic tech organisation, has shown.
An official statement released in Abuja by BudgIT Nigeria indicates that up to 20 states owe their workers including pensioners their entitlements ranging from one to 36 months.
BudgITng said it decided to conduct a qualitative analysis of the frequency of salary payment of six different categories of workers in all the 36 states.
According to TheCable news, the survey by BudgITng, covered primary school teachers, secondary school teachers, local government workers, state independent workers, pensioners and state secretariat workers.
A part of the statement read; “In particular, we discovered that many states have defaulted in the payments of pensions and gratuities.
“From the survey carried out, we discovered that apart from the fact that 16 states which are yet to pay the pensions of former civil servants in their service, 8 of these states have not paid their pensioners at least 12 months’ pensions…
“Notably, these pensioners expressed how unhappy they are, their dissatisfaction with the government and how hard it has been for them to survive.
See the full table below;
Source: Olu Famous
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