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Paris Club refund: Oyo workers, pensioners will smile before Christmas, says Ajimobi

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has promised that with the expected refund of the Paris Club excess deduction, pensioners and workers in the state’s public service will celebrate the yuletide with smiles.

According to a statement on Friday, the governor made the promise in his address during the Mawlid an-Nabi, which is the celebration of Prophet Muhammad’s birthday, at the Government House in Ibadan on Friday.

Ajimobi, who said he was pained by the cash crunch that had made regular payment of salaries and pensions impossible, expressed optimism that the state would be able to pay at least two months salaries, out of the three months arrears, before the coming celebrations.

With a workforce of more than 40,000, which he said was one of the largest in the country, the governor said that the administration had been very prudent in the management of the dwindling revenue accruing to the state.

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