Ihedioha directs immediate payment of December salaries, pensions
From Athan Agbakwuru, Owerri
Imo State governor, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, has directed the State Accountant-General of the state, to commence immediately, with effect from yesterday the payment of December salaries to civil servants in the state and workers in the Local Governments.
He also directd the payment of pensions to all pensioners in the State and Local Government for the month of December, as part of government’s decision to ensure they meet their family obligations and enjoy the yuletide.
According to a release by Mr Chibuike Onyeukwu, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, “the directive is in line with the governor’s resolve to ensuring that workers and pensioners in the State prepare for the Christmas and New Year Celebrations.The directive is with immediate effect.”