Subsidy – Kwara stops 3 work days for civil servants

The government of Kwara State has reversed and ended the directive which reduced working days from five days to three days for civil servants in the state.

This was contained in a statement by the State Head of Service, Modupe Oluwole who on had on June 5 this year, said that the state government took the temporary measure to ease the burden of public workers in the state with the directive following the astronomical hike in transport .

However, in a letter to the Heads of Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) in the state, the Head of Service reversed the directive to allow the federal government and the organized labour work out modalities on more efficient interventions to cushion the effect of the subsidy removal.

According to the letter, signed by Mr. Okedare Adeyinka on behalf of the Head of Service, said that the intervention was expected to be unveiled very soon.

Mr Adeyinka noted that all categories of workers are to observe the normal five working days per week, with effect from July 10, 2023.

He maintained that workers not covered in the initial workday reduction, which lasted a few days, will be given stipends as a show of appreciation.

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