Promotion letters have been given to workers in all 16 of Kwara State’s local governments.
Alhaji Umar Danladi Shero, the chairman of the Kwara State Local Government Service Commission, announced the development and thanked Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for approving the staff advancement in 2022.
At a brief ceremony, the Chairman gave promotion letters to more than 2,000 local government employees who were moving up to different service grade levels.
The Chairman claims that Governor AbdulRazaq does not meddle in the local governments’ finances and has vowed to ensure their timely payment, including the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage for local government employees.
The Governor also made sure that the previous administration’s unpaid salary backlogs were offset.
It is important to note that over the past three and a half years, the current administration, led by the pleasant Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has made historically significant progress in the following areas.
1. Prompt payment of staff salary on monthly basis.
2. Payment of backlog arrears of salaries owned the staff by the past administration.
3. Implementation of the approved minimum wage with cash backing among other numerous achievements.
According to Commissioner I, Hon. Abdulganiyu Omotosho Toyeeb, the staff has it very good under the current administration in terms of getting the most government attention compared to where the Local Government system was previously.
Governor AbdulRazaq was also thanked by the director of personnel management, Hajia Adamoh Arinola Ibrahim, who also assured him of the support of the entire local government employees in returning his kind gesture to the local government service.