20 Ogun Local Govt Get N4.02B For July Allocation - EDU-BIZNEWS


Wednesday, August 3, 2022

20 Ogun Local Govt Get N4.02B For July Allocation

The 20 Local Government Areas in Ogun State have received a sum of N4,029,228,858.12, as their share of the statutory allocation for the month of July, 2022 from the Federation Account 

The State Commissioner for Finance and Chief Economic Adviser to the Governor, Mr. Dapo Okubadejo, represented by the Permanent Secretary and Accountant-General/State Treasury, Mr. Babatunde Aregbesola  made this known at the July 2022 edition of the Joint Account Allocation Committee (JAAC) meeting, at the Conference Hall, Oba’s Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.

Presenting the breakdown of the allocation, he explained that the N 4,337,539,229.80 was required for the payments of first-line charges, such as  Primary School Teachers’ Salary, Local Government Staffs’ Salary, Pensions, Traditional Councils and other charges, noting that N308,310,371.68 would still be needed to meet up with the gross payment.

Okubadejo explained that irrespective of the shortage, the Governor Dapo Abiodun had directed that the gross payment of the Local Government workers’ salary should be paid, effective from July 2022.

In his address, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Kolawole Fagbohun implored all labour leaders to galvanise their members to generate more revenue and other resources into the government coffers and ensure that all loosed ends were worked upon.

In his remark, the Chairman, Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) and Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Comrades Ayuba Olatunji and Akinola Abiodun respectively, appreciated the State government for its unrelenting effort in the payment of gross salary.

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