Salary arrears: Seyi Makinde Approves N557M

Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, said he has approved that a sum of N557million be paid to some local government teachers whose arrears of salaries of about 3 to 7 months are yet to be paid.


Makinde stated this during an interactive session with the state Civil/Public Servants in commemoration of His 100 days in Office, held at the Governor’s Office, Agodi, secretariat, Ibadan.

He as well revealed that Oyo state has received a six million dollars grant from the World Bank through the Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) Programme Under the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC).

The exhorbitant sum equivalent to be about N1.8Billion is said to be spent to improve the state’s education and part of it will be used for government-owned schools subvention


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