Yahaya Approves Additional N550m for Payment Of Gratuities To Retirees




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Gombe State Governor Muhammad-Inuwa-Yahaya

By Ibrahim Kado

Gombe – Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of has approved the release of additional N550 million for the payment of gratuities the state retirees.

Mr Ismaila Misilli, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity the governor, said this in a statement he released on Monday in Gombe.

He said that the governor had directed all relevant agencies in the state commence payment of gratuities to their retirees with immediate effect.

Misilli said that the recent approval made it the second time that the governor would be releasing funds for the payment of outstanding gratuities workers who had retired its civil service.

“In August, Gov. Yahaya approved the release of N1.1 billion for payment 504 retirees, who left the in 2014.

“All verified persons or dependents, as the case may be, are to come to the State Treasury Headquarters   Wednesday, Dec.11 along with their relevant documents,” he said.

Misilli added that the governor had demonstrated his commitment to the welfare of both retired and serving civil servants the state