April 24, 2020

Enugu Govt pays April salary, 25% Covid-19 allowance for health workers

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Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State

Governor Ugwuanyi

The Enugu State Government in furtherance of its commitment to contain Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the state as well as cushion the effect of COVID-19 lockdown on the lives of the citizens, paid the salaries of all public servants in the state, yesterday, April 23, 2020.

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Disclosing this in a statement sent to Vanguard, Prof. Simon Uchenna Ortuanya, Secretary to the State Government, opined that the state government paid additionally COVID-19 allowance for all health workers in the state, which represents 25% of their basic salaries as recently approved by the State Executive Council (EXCO), as incentive.