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Aregbesola Intends To Reduce Workers’ Salary, PDP Alleges

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Osun State yesterday al­leged that the Governor Rauf Aregbesola intends to reduce salaries of workers.

The party in a state­ment issued in Osogbo by its spokesperson, Prince Diran Odeyemi, said memo notifying civil servants of a new pay regime that will see them forfeiting all al­lowances their colleagues in other states are enjoying, have already been circu­lated.

Odeyemi said in less than three years, the ad­ministration of Aregbesola has tinkered with the set-up of agencies overseeing pri­mary and secondary educa­tion in the state.

But the government, in a statement issued by Semiu Okanlawon, the director bureau of communications and strategy, dismissed the opposition party’s allega­tion.

The PDP said memo in­forming workers of the for­feiture of their allowances was signed by Permanent Secretary in the office of the Head of Service, Mr Sunday Olajide, stating that the allowances include 27.5 per cent peculiar allowance for teachers, 25 per cent-35 per cent for other catego­ries of workers.

Credit: NationalMirror

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