• No plans to contract out salaries – Kwara government

    No plans to contract out salaries – Kwara government

    The Kwara State Personnel Database Development Committee on Friday refuted claims that the State government had contracted the payment of workers’ salaries and pensioners’ allowance to a private consultant.

    The Committee in a statement issued by one of its members, Dr. Muyideen Akorede, said that the government has no intention to contract the payment of salaries of any category of workers and pensions to any private consultancy firm.

    Dr. Akorede clarified that the Personnel Database Development Committee headed by the State governor, […]

  • Kwara government releases N1.2bn for teachers’ salaries

    Kwara government releases N1.2bn for teachers’ salaries

    Kwara State Government has released N1.2 billion for the payment of teachers’ salaries, even as Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed approved a five-man panel of enquiry to probe alleged irregular mass recruitment in the state Teaching Service Commission.

     

    The money released for the teachers’ salaries was higher than the N706,131,293.13 released in June by N160 million.

    Governor Ahmed announced this during an interaction with local government chairmen, their treasurers, labour leaders and top government officials.

    The governor said: “Kwara State Government is to augment the […]

  • Kwara govt discovers 516 illegal staff

    Kwara govt discovers 516 illegal staff

    The Kwara State governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has constituted a five-man Administrative Panel of Enquiry to look into an alleged irregular mass recruitment in the State Teaching Service Commission (STSC).

    This followed the discovery of 516 illegal workers in the STSC.

    The state commissioner for Education, Human Capital Development, Engr Musa Yeketi, who disclosed this yesterday, said the workers had been defrauding the government since 2014.

    Yeketi said Governor Ahmed approved the recruitment of 449 workers in 2014 and 2015 for the commission, […]