Governor Obaseki Of Edo State Orders Payment Of 5 Months Salary For Lecturers

The new governor of Edo state, Governor Godwin Obaseki on Wednesday 30th November, promised lecturers of  College of Education, Ekiadolor, now Tayo Akpata University of Education, Ekiadolor, Edo state payments for all outstanding salaries.


Governor Obaseki, the newly elected governor of the state made this comforting pronouncement at the meeting he had with staff members and students of the institution plus leaders of Ekiadolor community.

The former administration which was led by Comrade Adams Oshiomhole owed the lecturers not less than 5 months salary before exiting the office. At the promise to pay 5 months salary arrears, the whole hall rejoiced and hailed the incumbent governor.


Quoting the governor, he said “We acknowledge that there are liabilities. We are owning pension, gratuities and promotions, salaries – all of those will be attended to and taken care of. As I go back now, I will instruct that all outstanding salaries for this school be paid”

Meanwhile, the school is presently under reconstruction and reformation due to its conversion from a College of Education to a University. This was approved by the National University Commission, NUC in April 2016.

D.M: Liabilities is an amount of money owed to someone that has to be paid in the future.

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