Following Gov. Yahaya Bello’s order, Kogi state civil servants have started receiving their December salaries since 22nd of the month.
Over the past one year, Gov. Yahaya Bello has topped list of Governors who have been consistently paying salaries to her civil servants.
Recall that the Yahaya Bello’s administration initially inherited a 4months salary debt from the previous Government, but within some months as Governor, he started massive staff verification and today, the story is different. He has also paid all outstanding salaries to Kogi workers owed by the previous administration.
Yahaya Bello of Kogi state have been paying full salaries to all state workers and they usually receive salaries before 24th of every month.
One of the state workers, Mrs Alami Sunday told our correspondent that Yahaya Bello has impressed her a lot with the current salary structure and prompt payment. She said ” I’m grateful for what we are experiencing in Kogi today. In the previous Governments, it used to be percentage salaries, but today, Yahaya Bello has changed our story”.
Another state worker, Boniface Achimugu also said that the prompt payment of salaries will make the festivities interesting for his family.
Gradually, the state civil service reforms by Gov. Yahaya Bello has gained massive commendations from Kogites and Nigerians, especially the automated system introduced.
Kogi state civil servants have long taken to banks to receive their payments ahead of the Christmas and new year celebrations.