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Bayelsa government approves December salary, allowance, bonus payment

By Julius Osahon, Yenagoa
23 December 2018   |   4:58 am
Bayelsa State Government has declared receipt of N13.6bn as allocation from the federation account for December 2018. Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Maxwell Ebibai, in a statement, yesterday, said Governor Seriake Dickson, as a result of the allocation, had directed payment of December salary and allowances to workers before Christmas, while Treasury Department would ensure compliant.…

[FILE PHOTO] Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa.<br />

Bayelsa State Government has declared receipt of N13.6bn as allocation from the federation account for December 2018.

Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Maxwell Ebibai, in a statement, yesterday, said Governor Seriake Dickson, as a result of the allocation, had directed payment of December salary and allowances to workers before Christmas, while Treasury Department would ensure compliant.

He said the Governor also approved payment of a special Christmas bonus to all categories of public servants, which would be paid according to cadre in appreciation of their support. 

The commissioner added that the State Government would liquidate outstanding one-month salary arrears of workers, as soon as another tranche of the Paris Club Refund was received.