Kogi State local government workers has rejected percentage payment of salaries.
The report has it that The Joint Action Union (JAC) of Local Government workers in the State rejected the 25 and 30 percent salary paid to local government workers by the state government.
The union which consists of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Medical and health workers union of Nigeria (MHWUN), Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) and the Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) made this known at the end of their state administrative council meeting held in Lokoja 1st of June 2019.
While complaining on how local government workers are being handled by Bello government, the union said that, the state government failed to meet the demands of local government workers despite collecting April and May allocations from the Federal Government.
They equally observed that local government pensioners received between 35 to 50 percent salary saying “workers in the local government were expecting something better from what they have been collecting from the past.”
The union urged the government to do the right things as workers at the grassroots have been facing untold hardship for several months.