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Despite COVID-19, Adamawa vows to pay arrears of consequential adjustment

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Organised Labour in Adamawa State has confirmed the release of funds to settle the consequential adjustment arrears due to State workers on grade level 07 to 17.

According to the Organised Labour, the arrears will be paid to the affected workers as from January to May this year.

The Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in the state, Comrade Emmanuel fashe, who disclosed this to newsmen after the organised Labour’s meeting on Wednesday, confirmed that the money meant for the settlement of the arrears has been released.

Comrade Fashe added that the section of the workers who are saddled with the responsibility to pay workers are already on duty post to amend the arrears.

Fashe, explained that with the agreement signed between the government and labour, the arrears will be paid from January to May.

He called on workers in the state to remain calm and, blamed the outbreak of Covid-19 as the root cause of the delay in the payment of the arrears.