Sokoto - Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto
State says he has approved the immediate payment of July salaries to workers
ahead of the Eid-el-Fitr.
This is contained in a statement by the governor’s
spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in
Sokoto on Monday.
According to the statement, payment of salaries has
commenced for all categories of workers in the state civil service.
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It urged workers in the public service to reciprocate the
government's gesture by continuing to render invaluable services to the state.
The statement also appealed to them to use the remaining
days of Ramadan to pray for the peace, unity, stability and progress of the
state and the country.
"Gov. Tambuwal is wishing all the citizens of the state a
happy Eid-el-Fitr celebration,’’ it added.