• Stop giving bailout funds to state governments – NUPENG warns FG

    Stop giving bailout funds to state governments – NUPENG warns FG

    The Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers on Saturday advised the Federal Government against the issuance of bailout funds to state governments for the payment of workers’ salaries.

    The NUPENG’s South-West Chairman, Mr Tokunbo Korodo, gave the advice in Lagos.

    The disbursement of bailout funds to the states was necessitated by the prevailing economic challenges which resulted in the non-payment of workers’ salaries by many states across the federation.

    The state governments received N713.7billion as bailout funds from the federal government, […]