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VIDEO: RETIRED WATER CORPORATION DIRECTOR WHOSE GRATUITY WAS PAID BY MAKINDE ON SICK BED

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VIDEO: RETIRED WATER CORPORATION DIRECTOR WHOSE GRATUITY WAS PAID BY MAKINDE ON SICK BED

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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has paid the full gratuity of the retired Director of the Water Corporation of Oyo State, Engineer Oladimeji Oladapo Bamidele, who was shown on sick bed in a viral video last week, we can now reveal.

Several checks around Oyo government house on Thursday and Friday confirmed that Engineer Bamidele’s gratuity has been paid.

Sources close to the Water Corporation of Oyo State, where Bamidele retired said that the Chairman, Mr. Anthony Ademola Adepoju handed the cheque to the sick director’s representative on August 12.

“We have it on good authority that Governor Seyi Makinde orderd the payment of Bamidele’s grutatuity solely on  compassionate ground.

The cheque was handed over to representatives of the family.
Chairman Oyo State Water Corporation, Adebayo Adepoju handed over the cheque.

“The Governor approved the payment on compassionate grounds, because Makinde was only able to clear arrears of gratuities and had only cleared arrears of gratuities from 2010 to 2013 before the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.”

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  1. Ajadi Olaronke August 15, 2020

    Must it get to this point before gratuity of people are been paid. My Mum’s last promotion lèvel of 2014 was effected in 2018 after she retired in 2017 and till day, both the arrear of 2014 and gratuity are yet to be paid. The woman has been in and out of hospital with nothing left on her….

    What is the essence of serving the state from a class teacher to vice principal and nothing for it until they hear that pensioners are either sick or dead.

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