All issues relating to verification exercise to authenticate public servants in Ekiti State would be concluded, latest next week Tuesday, 30th June, 2015, while those workers whose cases of irregularities were rectified lately would receive their salaries before the end of next week.
The state Deputy Governor, Dr Kolapo Olusola, gave the assurance while addressing some of the affected workers in his office in Ado Ekiti.
Dr Olusola who sympathized with the people said that the delay in their payment was due to some irregularities discovered in their
verification forms and the disparities between the information they supplied and what was on the government payroll data.
He said that Ekiti State workers figure was put at 49,066 out of which 48,257 have been cleared and their salaries paid, leaving a figure of 809 workers that were yet to be cleared for payment.
According to the Deputy Governor, 523 out of the 809 workers yet to be cleared were absent from the verification exercise, while the remaining 286 with various cases of irregularities were being attended to.
Dr. Olusola also disclosed that salaries of 18 workers were returned to the office of the state Accountant General from their various banks due to discrepancy in names and account numbers.
The Deputy Governor who appealed for understanding from the people concerned so that the government could painstakingly rectify the problems once and for all, advised them to submit their names and every other relevant documents that would facilitate the rectification of the discrepancies.
He assured workers that the May salary and subsequent ones would not be unnecessarily delayed.