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Sallah: Gov Yahaya Pays Salaries, Pensions for State, LG Workers

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  1. Sallah: Gov Yahaya Pays Salaries, Pensions for State, LG Workers

Gombe state Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has directed the payment of salaries and pensions for all workers in the state, including those in the local governments.

This was contained in a  press release made available to Journalists and signed by the Director of General Press Affairs, Mr Ismalia Uba Misilli on Saturday.

The Statement said the Commissioner of Finance, Malam Muhammad Gambo Magaji revealed that the directive has since been implemented as all workers and pensioners have been paid to enable them to celebrate the eid el- Kabir Sallah festivity.

Meanwhile, the Governor also approved the sum of N73.2m for the payment of compensation to 198 landowners who had their lands reclaimed by the government for various development purposes.

“96 landowners were paid N48.2m in Kaltungo to allow for the construction of the permanent site of the recently established Federal Polytechnic Kaltungo. In Gona Akko LGA, 102 landowners received N25.06m as compensation for the proposed Gulf course to be constructed through a Public-Private Partnership arrangement by the Gombe State Government.

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