Kebbi approves N2.4bn for payment of gratuities
By Usman Gwadabe
Kebbi State governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has approved N2.4 billion for immediate payment of gratuities to retired state civil servants, local government employees and Local Government Education Authorities retirees.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Abubakar Umar Dutsinmari, recently.
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 that amount would be paid on percentage basis.
It further stated that subsequent payments would continue as soon as the financial situation of the state improves.