By Shuaibu Zubair Tatu, Birnin Kebbi
Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, has graciously approved the sum of N 2.4 Billion naira for the immediate payment of gratuities to retired State Civil Servants, Local Government, and Local Government Education Authorities retirees.
The approval, was confirmed in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Abubakar Umar Dutsinmari yesterday.
According to the statement,”the retirees with a balance of N500,000 and below would be paid 100 per cent, while others with more than the amount stated above would be paid on percentage basis” .
It further stated that, subsequent payments would continue as soon as the financial situation of the state improves.