Lagos Workers Get N100 Million Housing Subvention
The Lagos State Government says it has increased the budgetary provision for housing loans for its staff from N50 million to N100 million to improve the welfare of its workers.
Lagos State Head of Service, Mrs Folasade Adesoye made the remarks at a Ministerial press conference in Alausa, Ikeja, an event organised to mark the 3rd year in office of the State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode.
Adesoye who explained that the current Staff strength is about 100,000 said that the Staff Housing Board had so far disbursed loans to about 280 public servants from various Ministries, Departments and Agencies, amounting to over N95 million in the last one year.
“I am extremely delighted to inform you that the budgetary provision for Housing loan has increased from fifty million to One hundred million Naira, laying credence to government’s commitment to staff welfare,” she said.