According to him, “Governor Godwin Obaseki has authorized the payment of salaries for May, and workers in the state received their wages on the 21st of May.
This is in spite of the financial setbacks that has bedeviled the Nigerian economy and other parts of the world amid the coronavirus pandemic.
It is also a way for the government to identify with the Muslim faithful for the Salah celebrations. So, the gesture is timed to make sure that our Muslim brothers and sis are well-catered for throughout the Salah festivities amidst COVID-19 pandemic.
Osagie mentioned that the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration has continued to prioritise the welfare of workers, a circumstance that has led to unified relations in between the state government and the numerous workers’ unions in the state.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has paid workers May wage for the Salah celebrations amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
In a declaration, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr Crusoe Osagie, said the state government paid workers May wage on May 21, ahead of the routine 25th day of every month benchmark, to offer civil and public servants support to celebrate the festivities.