Osun State Lifts embargo on promotion & conversion. Promises to Pay Minimum wage November
Osun State government has lifted embergo on the Promotion and conversion of Civil servants in the state starting from November 1.
The Executive governor of the state, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, on Friday announced the state government’s decision in his official Twitter handle.
He also anounced that embargo has been lifted on annual salary increment and on promotions and conversions. The governor further stated that the implementation of his takes immediate effect.
Referencing the tweet: "These decisions followed the perusal of the recommendations of the government/labour committee that was set up to work out the modalities for resolving all workers’ welfare-related issues.
“I am delighted to announce that the implementation of the new minimum wage for Osun State workers will commence on November 1, 2020.
“This follows the perusal of the recommendations of Government/Labour Committee that we set up to work out the modalities for resolving all workers’ welfare-related issues.
“Additionally, we’ve lifted the ban on annual salary increment which was done in 2012. Embargo on promotions and conversions is also lifted with immediate effect. This is in fulfilment our administration’s pledge to give the welfare of our workers the deserved attention.
“I appreciate Labour Leaders and the entire workforce in Osun, who are our allies in the race to deliver stellar services to our people, for their selflessness, understanding, perseverance and love for our state.
“You are the reasons why, in spite of the economic storms, Osun still remains strong and outstanding in the comity of states.”
Governor Gboyega Oyetola also expessed hope that the decision will make the workers to continue to put in their best.