COMMISSIONER FOR FINANCE ATTRIBUTE DELAY IN PAYMENT OF SALARY TO TECHNICAL FAULT,APOLOGISE TO WORKERS

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Salary Delay: Ashiru Apologises, Attribute Delay In Payment of Salaries/Pensions To Technical Fault

The Kogi State Commissioner for Finance, Hon. Asiru Idris Asiwaju has apologized for the inability to pay salaries and pensions yesterday as promised.

The apology became necessary following the state government’s efforts to pay a months salaries and pensions latest by yesterday.

The Commissioner made the apology in a tease statement he posted online, attributed the failure to meet yesterday’s promise civil servants and pensioners to a technical fault.

According to his statement, ” Apology for delay in making payment of salary/pension as promised.

This was due to technical fault in the course of our system change over to Remitas.

We are very hopeful that, systemspec, our service provider, will rectify the issues with our banker latest by Monday.

Recall that Kogi State received the sum of N3,542,879,096.96
as allocation for the month of April.

The allocation for the month of April was shared in May with the Gross Statutory Revenue Allocation amounting to N3,542,879,096.96.

The amount however came down to Net Statutory Revenue Allocation of
N2,967,363,284.29
after N585,515,811.67
was removed as loans Deductions.

According to a statement from the Kogi State Ministry of Finance Value Added Tax was N977,259,403.01,
Exchange Gain N5,448,377.72 amounting to N3,950,071,065.02 gross statutory allocation.

The statement also said the 21 Local Government Allocation for the month of April 2019 shared in May, 2019 is as follows:
Net Statutory Revenue Allocation = N2,569,739,454.84
Value Added Tax = N670,548,002.86
Exchange Gain = N4,090,208.98
Total = N3,244,377,666.68.

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