Speaker, Oyo state house of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin has announced that governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has approved 35 percent increase in basic salary for all legislative staff and the assembly’s service commission.
Rt. Hon. Ogundoyin also hinted that governor Makinde granted approval for 30 percent increase of other allowances under the Negotiated Consolidated Legislative Salary Structure and 10 percent Annual Basic Salary to be reinstated as Leave Bonus.
The Speaker appreciated His Excellency for recently approving the reinstatement of allowances which were earlier removed during the implementation of 30% negotiated CONLESS in May, 2023.
He made the known on Tuesday, January 9, in a remark at the annual inter-faith service for civil servants in the state.
The event organised by the state government has in attendance Governor Seyi Makinde, members of the state executive council, top government functionaries, civil servants, religious leaders among others.
He said the implementation of all the approvals will be effective from January 1, 2024.
The speaker also implored Governor Makinde who is also the vice chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) to encourage other governors to give priority to the legislatures in their various states in order to have a stronger, more effective and sustainable state legislative institution across the country.
Speaker Ogundoyin who is also the chairman, conference of speakers of State Houses of Assembly in Nigeria, also seized the opportunity to table some request before the governor.