Adamawa State Governor, Rt.Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has asked for understanding from citizens as payment of June salary is delayed.
The Governor said that in keeping with its tradition of salary payment on 23rd or 24th day of the month Government will not renege, but explains that because of the upcoming Sallah celebration expected on July 10th, salary will be paid at the end of the Month just in time for Sallah. “This is to ensure the people celebrate conveniently as Sallah is around the corner, I assure all that salaries would be paid by the end of this Month.”
While appreciating Civil Servants for their patience and understanding, Governor Fintiri said the delay is to enable them celebrate Sallah without any challenge.
Humwashi Wonosikou Press Secretary to the Governor
We’ve Taken Steps To Block Leakages Of Public Funds, Kano Gov
Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano State over the weekend said his government has taken bold steps to block leakages of public funds in the state.
The Governor made this known while commemorating the International Anticorruption Day in the state.
Governor Yusuf represented by his Deputy Comrade Aminu Abdussalam Gwarzo said the block in the leakage translated in the dividend of democracy.
He also said the government has succeeded in reversing all illegal deduction of pensioners benefit and workers salaries in the state.
According to him, “it is reflective the fact that we have taken bold steps to block leakages in the financial system of government.
“It is part of our promises during our campaign and even included in our blueprint that we will run a transparent accountable leadership with zero tolerance to corruption for Kano state to prosper as the most populous state and centre of commerce for the entire region.
“And since our inception, we swung into action through recovery of public assets illegally diverted for personal benefits such as the Asiya Bayero pediatric hospital which has been renovated and resumed full operation and rendering healthcare services to the good people of Kano State. Also go to the Accident and Emergency centre of Murtala Muhammad Specialist hospital where we equipped. So the blocked leakages has now translated into meaningful achievement which we are witnessing today.
“Just few days ago, we flagged off payment of gratuity to pensioners in the state. A humongous sum of N6 billion was paid to pensioners from grade one to five. It is also on record that when we came in May 29th, salaries were paid. Many of the state civil servants, local government and unfortunately including pensioners were not receiving their proper salaries as illegal deduction were been carried out on their salaries which represents a very corrupt practices because nobody knows what the monies were used for.
“In our resolve to ensure corrupt free civil services, the administration prioritize the implementation of Kano Anticorruption strategy, a document mapping out modules of fighting corruption as well as creation of anticorruption transparency units in all the MDAs jointly supervised by Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission, Head of Civil Service with support of development partners,” Governor Yusuf said.
Earlier, the Chairman, Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission, PCACC, Bar Muhuyi Rimingado said the commission has developed a mobile application for receiving information from whistle blowers.
Rimingado said the application, known as Shawarata, was part of the agency’s resolve to employ technology to check the excesses of corrupt practices in the state.
Kebbi Govt Approves N8.9b To Upgrade, Constructs 120 schools
Kebbi state governor, Dr Nasir Idris has flagged off the construction and upgrading of no fewer than 120 schools in Kebbi with a contract sum of N8.9 billion.
Speaking in Bubuche town, Argungu local government during the flag-off ceremony, he said the gesture aims to reposition the education sector in the state which will run under the World Bank Adolescent Girls Learning and Empowerment (AGILE).
The programme seeks to upgrade 120 schools from primary school to junior secondary school and to senior secondary schools all under AGILE even as it will provide a conducive learning environment.
Idris added that his government is fully in support of the collaboration having seen the positive results of at least 40% increase in the enrollment of adolescent girls most of whom have proceeded to obtain their secondary schools.
We also appreciate AGILE for education grants to most girls schools in the state as we intend to sustain the collaboration to achieve the desired goals he said. Vanguard.
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Governor Dikko Radda of Katsina State has directed the Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Hadiza Yar’adua to suspend a teacher Lawal Ibrahim for alleged sexual harassment of a female student of Government Day Secondary School, Dantankari in Dandume Local Government Area of the state.
Friday’s directive came shortly after Governor Radda received a report alleging that the said Lawal, the school’s principal, was allegedly involved in sexual harassment against a female student of the same school.
The governor in a statement signed by Abdullahi Aliyu Yar’adua, the Director of Press for the Secretary to the State Government, Abdullahi Faskari directed the State Commissioner of Basic and Secondary Education to investigate the allegation, take appropriate action and report back to him.
He further directed the State Commissioner of Police Abubakar Musa to also investigate the allegation and to probe the DPO Dandume on the allegation of gratification and compromise of the matter and report back to Governor Radda. Channels TV.
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