Osun State Government on Wednesday conceded that some government employees in the state have not been accepting their full pay rates for no less than 14 months.
The State Commissioner for Information, Mr Adelani Baderinwa, said amid a telephone meet on Channels Television's Politics.
"We are owing specialists on levels eight to 13, 25 for every penny of their compensation for around 14, 15 months now; and those of levels 14 or more, 50 percent of their pay," he said.
"Truly, and to make certain that legislature is extremely enthused about the welfare of laborers; when the second tranche of Paris Club discount came, we rapidly paid two months of the 25 and 50 percent being owed."
Baderinwa's remarks come hours after the specialists set out on a modern activity over what they named government's powerlessness to pay their full compensations.
Before the strike, the state government had spoke to the oppressed laborers to be tolerant with a guarantee that the attempting times would end soon.
Repeating the dedication of the state representative, Rauf Aregbesola, to laborers' welfare, the official said the state is falling behind as far as income age contrasted with a few states.
He, be that as it may, encouraged the laborers to have more tolerance and demonstrate some comprehension with the administration as it depended on the Federal Allocations to pay their pay rates.
"We are ensuring that the welfare of our laborers is our fundamental need," Baderinwa said. "The relationship went ahead until there was an issue with our economy when we were not able have as much cash as we used to have from the Federation Account."
"Everyone realizes that Osun State can't create as much IGR as some different states in the nation; and still, at the end of the day, we guarantee we did all that were needful as far as paying pay rates, guaranteeing laborers' welfare, and achieving administration at the best principles that anyone will anticipate.
"That has been the circumstance. At the point when the Muhammadu Buhari organization came, there was this cash was given to states to help them in installments of pay rates that were extraordinary," he included.
The administration official likewise asserted that the failure of Governor Aregbesola's organization to pay laborers' pay rates was as the consequence of debasement by past organizations.