The Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has pledged to disburse the 13th-month salary to civil servants in the state ahead of the New Year.
Makinde made this announcement on Sunday night during the 2023 Christmas Carol Service with the theme “Unto Us a Child is Born” held at the Remembrance Arcade, Government House, Agodi, Ibadan,
Taking to his verified X account, he shared, “Tonight, we celebrated the 2023 Festival of Carols and Nine Lessons under the theme ‘Unto Us a Child is Born.’ It provided us with another occasion to express gratitude to God for His mercies and faithfulness throughout this challenging year economically.”
Makinde reassured the civil servants in Oyo State, stating, “Consistent with our practice since 2019, I want to assure the civil servants in Oyo State that, once again, we will be disbursing the 13th-month salary before the close of this year.”
It’s noteworthy that Makinde’s administration has consistently implemented the payment of the 13th-month salary since 2019.