Civil servants have been advised to plan for a December salary delay and to spend their November salary with caution.
Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, the Federation’s Head of Civil Service, issued the advise in a circular posted on Wednesday, December 8.
According to Arise TV, the warning was necessary because of recent trends of budgetary shortfalls and their attendant effect on salary payment across various MDAs, according to a circular signed by Dr. S.A. Adegoke on behalf of the Head of Service and addressed to all staff, Heads of Departments/Units, and union leaders with the title “Envisaged Delay in Payment of December 2021 Salary- a Cautionary Advice.”
“It is noteworthy that while it is important to issue this advice, staff are here by assured that the centre is doing everything within its capability to forestall unnecessary delays.
“The contents of this circular should be treated with seriousness it deserves.”