JOINT STATEMENT BETWEEN BENUE STATE GOVERNMENT AND THE ORGANIZED LABOUR UNIONS
After due consultations and deliberations with the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Trade Union Congress, TUC, and Joint Public Service Negotiating Council, JPSNC, 1, 2 and 3, the Executive Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, today directed the immediate payment of salary arrears from the bailout fund as follows:
- All State Government Civil Servants
- All Local Government Staff.
The payments are to be made forthwith.
The above payments are without prejudice to the ongoing biometrics exercise whose final outcome would be used in subsequent salary payments.
Signed on behalf of the Benue State Government:
Barrister Targema Takema.
On behalf of the Organized Labour Unions:
Comrade Godwin Anya,
Comrade Ordue Tartenger
Comrade Philip Ter Nongo,