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Ikpeazu vows to clear outstanding salaries and pensions before end of July


Following the May 29th Broadcast of the Abia state Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, where he expressed displeasure over the issue of some months backlog of salaries and pensions of some workers in the state, the Governor has vowed to ensure that all outstanding salaries and pensions owed workers in the state will be cleared before the end of July 2017.

A Statement on Friday by his Chief Press Secretary Mr Enyinnya Appolos Ikpeazu Said it was due to  the hard work and support of Abia workers who have continued to partner with his administration to ensure accelerated development of the state.

It will be recalled  that while more than 80% of Abia workers are up to date with salaries, some revenue generating units and teachers have variable months of unpaid salaries alongside pensioners in the state.
Governor Ikpeazu believes that with the expected payment of outstanding salaries he will be able to achieve his campaign promise of ensuring regular salary payments without impacting his development agenda anchored on the five pillars of education, agriculture, infrastructure, trade and commerce, as well as oil and gas.