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Ogun assures of prompt salaries, benefits and pensions payments

The Ogun State Government has assured of prompt payment of workers’ salaries, benefits and pensions of retired officers.

‎Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Chief Adedayo Adeneye, while speaking in Lagos, ‎said despite ‘paucity of funds’ which has become a national phenomenon, the Senator Ibikunle Amosun-led administration would fulfill   all its financial obligations.

“Ogun State Government was the second in the federation to pay December salary with 10 percent bonus before Christmas. Government takes workers welfare as priority and that is why it has done the needful so that its workers will have a joyous celebration this Yuletide season,” he added.

Answering questions during a television programme, the commissioner added that government was very much aware of the immense contribution of its workers towards the development of the state and so would not in any way undermine their efforts but rather continue to improve on their welfare.

He, however, called on the entire workers to support and cooperate with the state government so as to achieve its Mission to Rebuild agenda.

Sunday Olatunji
Dele Fashomi, seasoned journalist and communication teacher, is a holder of Master of Arts degree in Communication and Language Arts from the University of Ibadan in 1992/93. Earlier, he had bagged a Bachelor degree from the same university in 1984, after which he proceeded to the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos, in 1990, for a postgraduate diploma in Journalism. He had done many courses in communication, including the EU-BBC Editing Course in 2002. Mr. Fashomi combines effectively the practice, research and teaching of communication. And to date, he has published two academic works in communication: Issues in Communication Technology and Policy (2010) and Economic and Social Issues in Advertising and PR (2013). He had his first break in the Nigerian media in Concord Newspapers in 1990 and today, he has over two and half decades experience earned in several newspapers. He has been part of many start-ups, such as The Republic (1987), The Comet (1999), The Anchor 2001 - 2002; Sun Newspapers (2003); Westerner newsmagazine (2005 - 2010) as Editor; National Life (2011) as Sunday Editor, and Newswatch Newspapers (2012- 2016) as Daily Editor. Dele Fashomi is now the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of newspaper online, which he started in July 2015. He is also into biography writing, with many books in his trail, some of which he wrote alone and one he co- authored with his mentor, Mr Dare Babarinsa, entitled:  Olabiyi Durojaiye - DARE TO BE DiFFERENT. He also guided and collaborated with Pa Olatunji Odusanya in writing his autobiography - AGAINST ALL ODDS. There are many other books in the works under his pen.