Kwara state government has directed the management of the state-owned International Aviation College to immediately reverse the implementation of salary cut or leave without pay policy imposed on its workers.
The state commissioner for Tertiary Educating science and Technology, Sa’adatu Modibo Kawu gave the directive in a statement issued to newsmen in Ilorin.
According to the statement the state government neither approved for salaries to be paid in percentages nor for any member of staff at the College to go on compulsory leave without pay.
The statement explained that in March 2020, in the interest of public safety as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government directed all its employees to work from home until further notice.
It conserved that the subsisting directive covered all employees in Kwara State establishments including the Aviation College, adding that the decision is not for anyone to go on leave without pay.