Delta State Governor Sheriff Oborevwori has approved the payment of N10, 000 to 50,196 workers in the state public service for the next three months to cushion the hardship occasioned by the removal of fuel subsidy and the downward spiral of the naira against the dollar.


Oborevwori who announced the approval today while swearing-in 26 Commissioners into the State Executive Council, said the payment would start from this month, adding that the staff figure included employees of the ten higher institutions in the state.

He also approved reduced work schedule for workers from salary grade Levels 1-14 should run shifts, with first batch Mondays to Wednesdays and second batch, Thursday to Friday while officers from salary grade Levels 15 and above is to be worked out by the various MDAs as it is suitable for them.

The governor urged residents to cooperate with the state and federal government to adequately tackle the challenges in the nation.


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