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A former Nigerian High Commissioner to Canada, Chief Dare Bejide, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to ignore state governors and pay state civil servants directly.
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According to him, the only way the Federal Government can stop the governors from “mismanaging bailout is to devise a legal means of paying state workers directly from Abuja.”

Bejide, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, gave the advice in an interview with journalists in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti state on Saturday.

He described as worrisome, a situation where more than two-third of the states could not meet their financial obligations to their workers.

He said, “Almost two-third of the states owed their workers backlog of salaries.


“Unfortunately, it is like most of the governors diverted the funds to execute various capital projects.”

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