Bayelsa Government Approves Additional Salary As Fuel Subsidy Palliative For Workers.
The Government of Bayelsa State has approved additional salary to relief the effects of fuel subsidy removal on the workers, this was made known on Monday by the Deputy Governor, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, during a meeting with local government stakeholders including the eight Caretaker Committee chairmen, labour leaders and principal officers of the LGAs in Government House, Yenagoa.
The Government assured workers that the payment of wages to all local government employees with effect from August’s salary.
Council workers on grade level 1-6 will now earn N20,000 as additional salary, grade level 7-10, N30,000, while those on grade level 12-14 will now have N40,000 added to their salaries.
Government also approved N50,000 as wage award to council employees on grade level 15-17, while Heads of Local Government will earn N100,000 as additional salary.