FG set to pay workers’ outstanding allowances

The Federal Government on Monday said that it would soon commence the payment of outstanding allowances for workers in its Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the country.

Head of Civil Service of the Federation HOCSF Winifred Oyo-Ita, revealed this at a news conference to mark the 2017 Civil Service Week in Abuja.

The 2017 theme of the week is “Entrenching a Citizen-Centred Service Delivery Culture; Partnering with the youth for Africa’s Transformation ‘’.

According to her, “The Office of the Accountant General of the Federation has been directed to issue circulars to MDAs to submit their claims for direct payment.

She recalled that the Acting President on May 18, issued three executive orders on the Promotion of Transparency and Efficiency in the Business Environment.

To achieve broad-based awareness and buy-in on the implementation of the executive orders, the acting president held an interactive session with a cross section of civil servants on Grade Level 8-14.

she said this is a clear testament of the high regards that the administration holds the service and a testimony of the strategic role of the Civil Service in the implementation of government policies.

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