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N7.8 billion a month spent on Kano salaries

14 September 2016, 21:25

Abuja - Kano State Acting Governor, Hafiz Abubakar, has revealed that the state has spent N7.8 billion in paying salaries to civil servants, Punch reported.

This was disclosed during a visit from the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi during the Sallah homage at the Government House.

According to Abubakar, N3 billion was used to pay salaries of government workers, N2.5 billion for primary school teachers and N1.5 billion for local council workers.

Also read: Okorocha grants worker's salaries to be paid out

Abubakar further stated that "despite the economic recession in the country, the state government does not owe workers a single Kobo as at today."

The administration is said to be determined to complete all ongoing major projects initiated by the immediate past administration.

For more on this story visit Punch


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