Ahmed approves payment of salaries for verified workers, pensioners.
Written by Morenike Adebayo on May 9, 2016
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has given approval for the payment of March and April salaries and pensions of twenty-four thousand, and forty-two workers and pensioners, who have been cleared in the ongoing Staff verification exercise in the State. This is contained in a press statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Alhaji Isiaka Gold, made available to journalists in Ilorin on Sunday.
According to the SSG, the approval follows the final clearance of the affected workers and pensioners by the Nigerian Interbank Settlement System (NIBBS). Alhaji Gold explained that the March and April salaries and entitlements of the workers and pensioners will be paid this week. He however said that one thousand, four hundred and twenty-seven workers and pensioners found to have submitted invalid Bank Verification Numbers(BVN) will however had their entitlements withheld pending further investigation.