Nigerian governor approves N619 million for payment of pension, gratuity

Governor of Yobe state, Hon. Mai Mala Buni has approved the sum of N619m for payment of gratuity and pension arrears of local government personnel.

Director-General Press and Media Affairs to the Governor, Mamman Mohammed, has made this revelation via a statement he made available to newsmen.

He said the sum of N169, 875, 565.11 will be disbursed to families of 93 deceased officers, while N449,624,118.61 will be given to 274 living retirees.

The Governor has also made an approval of the placement of 102 Allied Health students on a Grade level 05 monthly salary.

Those who have benefited include those studying Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, Radiography, Nursing and Medical Laboratory sciences in various universities across the federation.

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