COVID-19: Ikpeazu government cuts salaries of elected politicians

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Abia Governor Dr Okezie on Wednesday approved downward revision to the monthly emoluments of all appointed people in the .

said the review takes place when achieving general financial stability.

According to him, the decision was informed by the current economic crisis in the country caused by the global pandemic.

The statement by the Secretary of the Government of the of Abia, Barr Chris Ezem, reads in part: “In the , all persons appointed for political purposes be entitled to their basic monthly salary the exclusion of other indemnities.

“All relevant government establishments should note and implement accordingly.”

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