Ekiti Dot Com Website
Ekiti Dot Com Web Site
Most Recently Commented On News
Most Recently Uploaded News on ekiti.com
Òwe lesin òrò...
Ekiti News Reports
[ LATEST ] ... | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | ... [ SEARCH ]
Fayemi treated us better than Fayose, say workers  (The Nation 12/10/2017) Fayose: Fed Govt’s anti-graft crusade partial  (The Nation  - 12/10/2017)
Why we’re investing on infrastructure – Fayose  (Daily Sun  - 12/10/2017) Man arraigned for ‘stealing goat’  (The Nation  - 11/10/2017)
One feared dead, vehicles destroyed in Ado-Ekiti  (The Nation  - 11/10/2017) 2019 Presidency: Fayose’s declaration wake up call to northern politicians – Sango  (Daily Sun  - 11/10/2017)
Ekiti Tells EFCC to Charge Detained Commissioner, AG to Court  (This Day  - 10/10/2017) Exco seeks release of Fayose’s aides  (The Nation  - 10/10/2017)
31 monkey pox cases in Lagos, Ekiti, Ogun, others  (The Nation  - 10/10/2017) Best elderly farmer wins N1m  (Punch  - 09/10/2017)

Fayemi treated us better than Fayose, say workers
Source: The Nation ekiti.com News Section:  Ekiti Date: Thursday, October 12, 2017

.

Posted By: Odunayo Ogunmola, Ado-Ekiti

Civil servants in Ekiti State have said they enjoyed a better welfare package and standard of living under former Governor Kayode Fayemi than incumbent Governor Ayo Fayose is giving them.

The workers, under the aegis of the Enlightened Workers Forum (EWF), slammed labour leaders for being in “unholy alliance” with Fayose.

They said this had denied them their rights and made them poorer.

EWF Coordinator Mike Bamidele, who spoke yesterday on a Yoruba current affairs programme, Isejoba Rere, on Radio Nigeria’s Progress 100. 5 FM, said workers enjoyed salary increment four times during the four-year administration of Fayemi.





Bamidele said the former governor approved Consolidated Medical Salary Scale (CONMESS) and Consolidated Health Workers Salary Scale (CONHESS), relativity salary increase from N9,250 to N13,000 across board and Federal Government approved National Minimum Wage in which the least paid worker in Ekiti got N19,300.

He credited Fayemi with increment of pension of permanent secretaries, who retired in 1999 before the minimum wage and relativity, to N200,000, in line with economic realities.

According to him, it is ironic that the same workers are owed salary arrears of between six to nine months, with the organised labour unable to fight for their welfare.

Bamidele expressed dismay that the state failed to defray arrears owed its workers, despite various financial lifelines received from the Federal Government, including bailout funds, Paris Club refund and Budget Support Fund.

He said: “Many families now eat once a day, owing to non-payment of salaries. In fact, a Level 12 officer committed suicide because of frustration arising from non-payment of salaries. This has not happened in the history of our state.

0 Comments || e-Mail to Friends Share on FacebookShare On Facebook

Ekiti Dot Com
2001 - © Copyright UniQue Solutions Int'l Ltd (Nigeria) & UniQue Systems Int'l Inc (Canada)