Workers set for showdown over N48billion promotion arrears


– The civil servants in Nigerian have threatened to storm three main ministries in Abuja

– The Workers said they are going to protest the non-fee of the salaries and promotion arrears by the federal executive

– They accused the Nigerian government of owing them arrears totaling N48 billion

Civil servants in Nigeria are set to storm the ministry of finance, the ministry of Finances and Nationwide planing and the National Meeting over non-cost of their salaries and promoting arrears, New telegraph reports.

The arrears for The Workers, NAIJ.com gathered is presently totaling N48 billion after N12.Three billion was supplied as virement in the 2016 Price Range for the contract of the cost owed.

NAIJ.com ADDITIONALLY gathered that The Employees from completely different ministries, departments and businesses are mobilizing to storm the finance ministry and two others to demand the instant payment of the backlog of the funds.

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The Employees below the aegis of Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) stated the salaries have been accumulated over time as a result of promotion train finished with the aid of the Federal Civil Carrier Fee.

Workers to set for showdown over N48 billion promotion arrears

The Workers mentioned they will protest the non-cost of the salaries and advertising arrears with the aid of the federal government

A member of the Affiliation who spoke underneath anonymity said: “The Trouble is that civil servants have not obtained any funds in admire of their 2013 promoting and salary arrears. You’re Going To consider that during the May Just Day party, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) raised this problem among others, But it seems that the clamour for a new minimum wage overshadowed it.”

“This Can Be A topic for which the Place Of Business of the top of the Civil Carrier of the Federation, the Ministry of Finance and the Price Range Place Of Business of the Federation had earlier resolved that the arrears would be paid.

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The relevant circulars were issued and a part of the arrears was once even incorporated within the 2016 Funds. Now that Budget cycle has elapsed, but no funds have been made to the civil servants who’ve been ready for it.

“Our concern is that the federal executive appears to be sweeping this topic under the carpet. However we won’t allow it to go because the Employees have a legitimate proper to those income arrears that got here on account of their promotion.

“Every Day, we see what is happening to retired civil servants; we see them on long queues ready to receive their pensions and gratuities. Now we are not but retired, However we are able to’t even get what is due to us. Are we working for the government without cost? That Is unacceptable,” the Affiliation member mentioned.

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NAIJ.com past reported that despite the huge amount of cash owed The Workers, the Nigerian Labour Congress have endured to name for the rise within the minimal wage of Nigerian civil servants.

The deputy president of the congress, Peters Adeyemi while speaking on this years May Day social gathering stated the greatest reward the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration can give Nigerians is the commencement of negotiations of the minimum wage.

Adeyemi advised the president to give the decision for minimal wage elevate a real demonstration of will, to ensure its process involves a logical conclusion.

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