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FG warns civil servants to prepare for delay in December salary


The federal government has advised civil servants to exercise caution in spending their November salary because of the possible delay in the payment of their remuneration for December.

The Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan issued the advisory yesterday in a circular.

She said workers should make provisions for Christmas celebration from their November salary because of recurrent trends of shortfall in budgetary allocation and its attendant effect on payment of salary in recent times across various MDAs.

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The circular was dated November 25, 2021 and addressed to all staff, Heads of Departments/units and union leaders was titled:”Envisaged Delay in Payment of December 2021 Salary- a Cautionary Advice.”

The circular was signed by Dr. S.A. Adegoke on behalf of the Head of Service.

“It is noteworthy that while it is important to issue this advice, staff are here by assured that the centre is doing everything within its capability to forestall unnecessary delays.

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“The contents of this circular should be treated with seriousness it deserves” the circular said.

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  1. How can a reasonable government warn its workers on its inability to pay what is due to them. This is a service they have rendered, pay them and not warn them…..it’s just like going to the market and pick an item from a store and warn not to pay…… absolutely stupid statement


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