Local Government workers in Kogi state Monday gave a five day ultimatum to directors of local governments and local government treasurers to adhere strictly to NFIU guidelines in order to accord workers monthly salaries and allowances top priority.
The ultimatum which commenced on Monday 15th July through Friday, 19th July, 2019 follows an earlier demand by local government Workers, urging them to pay salaries to workers.
In a communiqué issued at the end of a meeting held by leaders of Kogi Central Branch Union Forum and signed by the forum chairmen of NULGE, NUT, NASU, M/HWUN, NANNMS, NUP, the joint union leaders called on DLGs/LGTs to comply with their earlier demand without further delay,.
They assured of their preparedness to take all necessary actions in ensuring their compliance with the NFIU directives/guideline in respect of the payment of 100% workers and retirees monthly salaries, pensions and allowances respectively.
The joint union leaders further warned that “failure to comply, we shall be compelled to invite the EFCC, ICPC and the NFIU to carry out investigations as to why workers and pensioners have been placed on percentage salaries and pensions since January, 2016 till date”.
Leaders of Kogi Central Branch Union Forum last week issued a joint statement calling for strict adherence to the NFIU guidelines and advocated for 100% payment of their monthly salaries/allowances.