Gov Eno approves N1bn gratuities for retired primary school teachers

The Akwa Ibom State government has approved immediate release of N1 billion for settlement of gratuities of teachers who retired from governing primary schools in the State.


Governor Umo Eno gave the approval when he met with members of the Organized Labour over the excruciating effects of fuel subsidy removal on Nigerians on Wednesday in Government House.

He also approved the release of N800 million to clear the backlog of Leave Grants for Workers and Leave Grant to be incorporated into monthly salaries for prompt payment in the State.

The Governor also promised to set up a Committee for disbursement of Federal and State Government Palliatives in ten days to cushion effects of the subsidy removal.

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