Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has approved the disbursement
of a sum of N119m as car loans to 623 workers in the state public service.
The governor first tweeted this gesture on Monday morning before his media office released a statement to that regard.
The statement said the state Commissioner for Finance, Chief Toyin Ojo, disclosed this in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, at the weekend.
Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) got N82,120,000 while
Parastatals and Agencies got N36.80 million.
Chief Ojo, according to a statement by the state Ministry of Information, said the loans, which ranged from N800,000 to N1.5 million, was “approved depending on the salary grade level of the benefitting officers.”
The government statement said that the commissioner “stressed the commitment of the Fayose’s administration to the welfare of workers in the state civil service.”
The statement added that the commissioner explained that the loan
is to be disbursed in one single tranche to the benefitting officers.
It said he had “also promised that another batch of beneficiaries of
the workers car loans will be announced before the end of this year.”