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Bayelsa Sets Up Panel To Review LG Verification Reports

John Jonah
Posted: Apr 27, 2016 at 2:26 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Igoniko Oduma

Yenagoa – The Bayelsa State government has constituted a seven-man committee to review the reports of the local government staff verification committees with a view to paying the over 10 months’ salary arrears owed workers at the third tier of government.

John Jonah, Deputy Governor, constituted the panel on Tuesday during the transparency briefing for the month of February at the DSP Alamieyeseigha Memorial Banquet Hall, Government House, Yenagoa.

Chairmen of the verification committees of the eight local government areas had submitted the reports of their findings to Jonah at the event.

The Deputy Governor named Agatha Goma, Commissioner for Local Government Administration, as chairman of the review committee.

Other members of the review panel include Special Adviser on Local Government, representative of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Accountant-General of the state, representative of the Special Adviser on Treasury and two representatives of the Local Government Service Commission.