Bauchi Civil Servants Get N680m as Leave Grants

Segun Awofadeji in Bauchi

Bauchi State Government has concluded plans to share the sum of N680 million to civil servants in the state as their outstanding leave grants and allowances.

To that effect, the state government has released the money for immediate disbursement to the civil servants in its employment.

The disclosure was made yesterday by the state Commissioner of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Haj Hajara Yakubu Wanka, in her office.

The commissioner explained that the said amount is part of the palliative measures taken by the state government to cushion the effect of fuel subsidy removal in the country.

While presenting the cheque of the amount to the state Head of Civil Service, Adamu Yahuza, Wanka said that the state Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, has directed the ministry to immediately pay the civil servants their leave grant.

She used the opportunity to appeal to the civil servants to continue to be patience as the present administration remain committed in addressing the challenges facing the people.

She stressed that the presentation marks the beginning of best things to come for civil servants in the state as witnessed by the presence of Labour leaders, representatives from the state Head of Service as well as management staff of the ministry.

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