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.
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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.
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