Because the 2019 governorship election attracts nearer, President Buhari has suggested Nigerians to not re-elect state governors which have shaped the behavior of owing employees of their state civil service many months of salaries regardless of receiving bailouts from Federal authorities.
In an interview with the Hausa service of Voice of America, VOA, which was aired yesterday, President Buhari mentioned he noticed no justification in governors amassing bailout funds from the Federal Authorities and nonetheless fail to pay the salaries of the the civil servants.
He confused that employees have households as properly to cater for and it’s a matter of significance for a accountable governor to make sure that he pays the salaries of his employees.
“I wonder how these governors are able to sleep, knowing that they have refused to pay workers their wages. These workers have families to cater for, they pay rent, pay school fees, hospital bills and food for their families.” he mentioned