Oyo state government slash salaries and entitlement of all political appointees by 50 percent

Oyo state government has announced the immediate slash of salaries and entitlement of all political appointees in the state by 50 percent as part of measures to cope with economic challenges in the state.

Secretary to the state government, Mr. Olalekan Alli disclosed this at a press briefing at the state secretariat.

Mr. Alli while noting that even the Governor would not be excluded from the slash expressed hope that the restructuring exercise and effort of the state government to block all loopholes would impact positively on the state IGR.

The SSG also disclosed that the state government had almost completed a ten thousand metric tonnes of Silo at Oyo town, with the intention of replicating same across all senatorial districts in the state, to guarantee food security for citizenry

While noting that current verification exercise to restructure the civil service has reviewed several anomalies in the system, Mr. Alli assured that government would not relent in addressing all systemic anomalies while maintaining cordial relationship with the state labour union.