"Non-payment of salaries is worrisome, ...I am helpless" - Gov Aregbesola

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of State of Osun on Tuesday said he was helpless concerning the the non-payment of seven months salaries to the workers in the state, saying the situation was worrisome.

Aregbesola stated this at the inauguration of the sixth State House of Assembly, which convoked with the election of principal officers immediately held at the chamber of the state legislature.

The governor, who was optimistic that the situation would soon be a thing of the past, admitted that the unpaid salaries was a painful situation as the workers were not able to take their wages after hectic work done.

Aregbesola also lamented that members of the Assembly were being inaugurated at a time the state was sick financially and called for their commitment to the state to overcome the challenge.

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