• Ekiti striking workers sell personal belongings to survive

    Ekiti striking workers sell personal belongings to survive

    The excruciating hardship occasioned by non-payment of five months salaries and allowances is forcing civil servants and teachers in Ekiti State to sell their personal belongings to survive.

    This is just as the federal government may have scripted another brand of bailout for states, as the economic crisis that worsened states’ ability to pay salaries and execute their respective budgets becomes gloomier with crude oil production short-ins.

    Specifically, a conditional budget support facility, which would provide financial relief to state governments, is […]