Minister’s aide resigns over unpaid salaries

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Nathaniel Adojutelegan, one of the aides of Cladius Daramola (pictured right), minister of state for Niger Delta Affairs, has resigned.

Adojutelegan said he resigned over the non-payment of his salaries for a year.

TheCable learnt that Adojutelegan tendered his resignation in December, Daramola officially received it on Tuesday.

“I am resigning my position as your special assistant,” Adojutelegan wrote.


A copy of the letter

“I appreciate the rare opportunity you offered me to serve our country notwithstanding the personal sacrifice I had to make to work for you without any form of remuneration in the last one year.”

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Adojuletegan told TheCable that he was not paid all through the period he worked for the minister.

“It is true that I have resigned my appointment as the special assistant to the minister. He received the letter yesterday,” he said.

“I was not paid throughout the period I worked with him.”

Adaramola could not be reached for comment as he neither answered his call nor replied the text message sent by TheCable.

Ajodutelegan is from Arigidi-Akoko in Akoko north west local government area of Ondo state.

Daramola appointed him in December 2015- one month after President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated his cabinet.

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