BREAKING: Excitement As Civil Servants Confirm Payment Of N35000 Wage Award—-The Federal Government has commenced payment of the N35,000 wage award to federal civil servants, under the Consolidated Public Service Salary Structure, our correspondent has learnt.
Some civil servants who spoke to our correspondent confirmed that they started receiving credit alerts on Tuesday.
A civil servant, who spoke on condition of anonymity, confirmed receiving payment for September only and not for two months as promised.
The source said, “Yes I did receive it. I saw the alert about 15 minutes ago. I think it is for September because the alert indicated September.”
Another civil servant said ,”Yes, I have seen mine too but we are expecting to see another alert because the President said it would start from September so maybe another one will come which will read October.”
Recently, President Bola Tinubu approved N35,000 as a provisional wage award for all treasury-paid Federal Government workers for six months.
This wage award followed the outcome of the meeting between the representatives of the Federal Government and leaders of the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress to avert the planned nationwide strike by the unions on aimed at protesting subsidy removal.
On Monday, the Federal Executive Council approved the N2.12trn supplementary budget to enable proper budgetary allocation.