Federal Government of Nigeria through the office of the Accountant General of the Federation yesterday said the salaries of Federal Civil Servants have been paid, The Global News reports.

The AGF office also emphasized that civil servants would promptly receive their wage awards.

Recall that the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in a statement issued criticised President Bola Tinubu’s administration for failing to pay civil servants.

The PDP in a statement by its spokesperson, Debo Ologunagba, said the development was “insensitive and unacceptable”. characterized the situation as a “heartless act by the anti-people APC administration,” asserting that such occurrences “never happened in the 16 years of the PDP in government.”

Contrary to the PDP’s criticism, the spokesperson for the Office of the Accountant General, Bawa Mokwa, affirmed that the salaries of civil servants had indeed been paid.

He said, “The salaries have been paid. People have started getting their salaries from last week Friday. Most people got it day before yesterday. Check with the Ministries, Departments and Agencies. Confirm with them; salaries have been paid.”

On the issue of the wage award, he said, “The wage award will come after the salaries.”

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