A Chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party, Usman Okai said Yahaya Bello, the Governor of Kogi State is treating workers of the state like slaves. The PDP chieftain in a statement alleged that officers on salary Grade Level 13 in the state are paid between N26, 000 and N30,000 per month.”Many categories of workers are still owed salaries and other entitlement.Local government workers, secondary school teachers, and other workers in the employment of the state government are paid stipends by the state and local governments without any explanation. “
He added that the Governor has relocated to Abuja since he declared his ambition to run for Presidency in 2023.
He noted that officials have to beg before he will release money to run the affairs of the different offices.
“Everybody is living under fear in Kogi state.The organized labour union and different groups decided to keep quiet, due to the fear of unknown. The state is in bad form and need amends urgently”.