Shettima approves N1b for retirees in Borno


Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has approved a total of N1 Billion for payment of gratuity to retired workers and the last year’s transport grant for Civil Servants across the State.
The Head of Service (HoS) in the State, Arc. Yarima Saleh, said in a statement he signed on Thursday in Maiduguri that Governor Shettima approved another N1 Billion this year in addition to the N2 billion he did last year, as a continuation of payments of allowances to retired and serving members of the the State Civil Service.

“I am pleased to inform you that, His Excellency, Hon. Kashim Shettima, the Executive Governor of Borno State, has approved the sum of one Billion Naira (1bn) for the commencement of payment of 2017 leave transport grant to Civil Servants in the State as well as payment of Gratuity to retired Civil Servants, Permanent Secretaries and Judges”, he said.

The Head of Service, therefore, urged Civil Servants in the State to redouble their commitment and loyalty to service in order to reciprocate the gesture.

He also assured that the State Government will not relent in fulfillment of its obligations.


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