CITIZENS COMPASS – Kwara State Government says civil servants in the state will now go to work three days in a week.
This is sequel to the recent surge in fares and and effects of the removal of fuel subsidy on workers.
The State Head of Service (HOS), Mrs. Susan Modupe Oluwole, announced on Monday, June 5, 2023 that Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazak has directed a reduction in work days from five to three days per week for all state-employed workers.
The directive, aimed at mitigating the hardships caused by the removal of fuel subsidies by the Federal Government, was conveyed through a statement signed by Murtala Atoyebi, the Chief Press Secretary in the office of the HOS.
The Kwara State Government has taken temporary measures to ease the burden of public workers in the State following the astronomical hike in transport fare.
The State Head of Service, Mrs Susan Modupe Oluwole announced today that the State Governor, Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrazak has directed that the work days be reduced from five days to three days per week for every worker.
She explained that the measure was to relieve the state workers of the hardship being experienced as a result of the fuel subsidy removal announced by the Federal Government.
Mrs Oluwole directed all Heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the State to immediately work out a format indicating the alternating work days for each worker under them.
The Head of Service however, warned the workers not to abuse the magnanimity of the Governor, stressing that the regular monitoring of MDAs by her office would be intensified to ensure strict compliance.”