Local government workers in Taraba State having been jubilating in the last few days, following the payment of two months’ salary arrears by Governor Darius Ishaku.
Briefing journalists in Jalingo, yesterday, the permanent secretary, Bureau for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Bello Yero, said the governor decided to pay two months salary arrears to local government workers to better their lives, as well as reduce the high rate of hardship being faced by the workers at the local government level.
He stressed that governor Ishaku vowed that his administration would continue take payment of workers salaries important.
He explained that the governor since assumption of office goes extra mile to pay workers at the of every month. “To be frank with you, the governor at a point tuned to be a beggar because of his quest to please workers in the state.
His a man who has the people and workers at heart, most of the time, he uses his high connections to liaise with UBA top official to solicit for over draft before paying salaries.
As we all know, so many states of the federation are owing their workers, but as I speak with you, Taraba State is up to date, part from the two months left that he promised to settle soon” he said.
He called on the people of the state to support the administration of governor Darius Ishaku to restored the dignity of the state to a peaceful and secured environment.
LEADERSHIP reports that there were spontaneous jubilation across the sixteen local government areas of state as workers started receiving alert of two months salaries arrears.