Through the states Universal Basic Education Board,LASUBEB, the Lagos States government has paid the sum of 215,132,707.78 million naira as compensation to the relatives of 60 of it's staffs who died on service.
Mr Wahab Alawiye-King, the executive chairman,LASUBEB, who announced this during the presentation of cheque ceremony at LASUBEB office in Maryland,Lagos,also said that death benefit payments included workers who died in the space of 2019 to 2020.
As they were been advised on the wise spending of their payments,Alawiye-King urge to recipient to be cautious of the report by the National Bureau of Statistics pointing out the countries economy collapse which is leading to another recession,emphasizing that such knowledge should help them make better decisions about their investments. He said,"I plead with you to avoid the lottery effect. The pandemic has made people device different means of decieving people,thereby robbing them if their hard-earned money and resources."
Mr Makanjuola Olanrwaju, speaking on the behalf of the beneficiaries, commented the Lagos States government for it's heart-felt gesture despite the pandemic and the state needs. He praised the states for its show of care for it's workers. He convinced the star government of the wise spending of the cheques.
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