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    Ebonyi workers rejects reduction of pension from their salaries

    In Abakaliki, Governor  David Umahi of Ebonyi State, promised better pay rise for civil servants of the state, while assuring that the state government would pay the proposed new national minimum wage when fully implemented by the federal government. 

    Addressing a crowd of Ebonyi workers across the state at the Pa Ngele Oruta Township Stadium, Abakaliki, Umahi said  outstanding pensions and gratuities owed workers since the creation of the state would be paid on or before the 15th of May, 2018 while directing all ministries to work out the new promotion entitlements and to ensure that it is reflected in the salaries of the newly prompted workers on or before 15th of May 2018 when salaries are usually paid. 

    “May I also assure you that Ebonyi State shall adopt proposed new national minimum wage when approved. We shall do in keeping with our promise which we made to the workers that we shall treasure their support and repay them for their support,” he said.

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