As part of its commitment to the welfare of public servants, the Ekiti
State government has approved the release of one hundred and two
million,one hundred and sixty thousand naira (#102,160,000.00) to two
hundred and eighty(280) Beneficiaries of its Car loan scheme.
Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development,
Mr.Akintunde Oyebode made this known while briefing Journalists in Ado Ekiti.
Oyebode said, government would continue to find innovative ways of
improving public service efficiency to ensure Ekiti State becomes one
of the most effective governments in Nigeria.
He stated that the selection of beneficiaries was based on merit in
line with the Agenda of Ekiti Governor,Mr.Biodun Oyebanji on good
The finance Commissioner recalled that the former governor,Dr.John
Kayode Fayemi’s administration disbursed the sum of six hundred and
thirty four million,three hundred and forty thousand naira
(#634,340,000.00) and five hundred and fifty million, seven hundred
and ninety three thousand, two hundred and fifty naira
(#550,793,250.00) to one thousand nine hundred and fifteen(1,915) and
one thousand nine hundred and forty five (1,945) beneficiaries
respectively as car and housing loans to Civil Servants in the State.
Oyebode also affirmed teachers and non- teaching Staff were not left
behind as two hundred and eighty seven million,three hundred and
thirty thousand naira (#287,330,000.00) and four hundred and twenty
eight million, seven hundred and sixty thousand, two hundred and fifty
thousand naira (#428,760,250.00) were disbursed to one thousand and
eighty four and two thousand, five hundred and twelve beneficiaries as
car and housing loans respectively aside the sum of four hundred and
fifty three million,nine hundred and twenty six thousand,five hundred
naira (#453,926,500.00) disbursed to three thousand, one hundred and
forty one beneficiaries as car loan to Local Government Employees in
He equally pointed to one month salary arrears paid to the Local
Government Workers as he assured the retirees of government commitment
to finding lasting solution to their gratuity arrears
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