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BudgiT ranks Kwara high in salary payment

Kwara State has been ranked high in a survey carried out by BudgIT for prompt payment of salaries and pensions.
BudgIT, a civic organisation that applies technology to intersect citizen engagement with institutional improvement affirmed that the state government has no salary arrears despite the financial challenge in the country.
BudgIT’s 2018 Sub National Salary survey indicated that Kwara does not owe midwives in state hospitals, secretariat workers and pensioners.
BudgIT report shows the primary school teachers are owed four months’ salary as at September 24, 2018. Findings revealed that the four months outstanding salaries of teachers is within the responsibility of local government and the state government is working out modalities to help them clear it.
The latest figure from the IT driven organisation is a pointer to the fact that Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara prioritised staff welfare.
However, BudgIT’s report shows Kwara’s neighbouring states are owing their workers over five months salary.
Investigations show the state continues to execute developmental projects without denying civil servants their rights. The financial prudence of Governor Ahmed and innovation in area of revenue generation has made the state economically viable.

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