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We Met 11Billion Naira Unpaid Salaries – Mutfwang

Governor Manasseh Mutfwang of Plateau State (file photo). 

Governor of Plateau State, North Central Nigeria, Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang says, on assumption of office as the Governor of the State in 2023, his Administration met 11 Billion Naira unpaid salaries.

The Governor disclosed this, on Wednesday, during his May Day State-wide broadcast to commemorate International Workers’ day.

According to the Governor, his Administration acted decisively to settle the areas and established a routine for salary disbursement “thereby revitalizing the moral and stability of our workforce.”

Mutfwang said, salary payment is a basic duty and reiterates his administration’s dedication to the welfare of workers.

“Through constructive dialogue with workers’ unions, we have resolved prolonged strike paving the way for renew productivity and advancement,” he added.

“We have begun addressing gratuity, death benefits, pension backlogs dating back to 1986 with payments starting in December, 2023.

“We will continue this efforts within available resources,” he promised.

The Governor also noted that, despite “the security and economic hurdles we face, I call on every state citizen to stand firm and united. With faith and resolve, we will triumph over these challenges.”

According to him, it was time for the people to preach  their differences and leverage on their diversity to forge a United and flourishing Plateau State.

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