The Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke has denied reports of a new salary structure for civil servants in the state.
This was revealed in a statement issued by the Governor Adeleke spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed in Osogbo on Monday.
The statement reads, “The attention of the Osun State Government has been drawn to a viral post on a new salary scale for civil servants in the state. The post is not only false, but also misleading as every content in it does not emanate from the State Government.
“Since coming to office, Governor Ademola Adeleke has demonstrated committed to the welfare of workers, and at the appropriate time, will unveil measures to cushion the effect of subsidy removal on civil servants and the larger public.
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“It is therefore advised that civil servants discountenance the purported new salary structure being conveyed in the viral post. It is the work of mischief makers trying to unnecessary arose expectations of workers and trigger disaffection.
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“The civil servants are assured of the commitment of Governor Ademola Adeleke to their welfare in line with the economic reality of the state. Civil servants and the general public should know that the Adeleke administration is already working on palliatives measures and will soon be put into effect to support them in this trying period.”