His Excellency Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has approved the payment of N883, 690, 311.00 as gratuity to 443 retired civil servants, including some civil servants who have died in service.
The payment covers civil servants who have retired or died between April 2014 and October 2015 only.
Earlier, the Committee set up by His Excellency the governor to verify retiree claims had verified and paid N300 million to 154 civil servants who retired between January and March, 2014.
The Committee is now working to verify all other civil servants who have retired (or died) from November 2015 to date. Further payments to beneficiaries will follow as the Committee conducts its assignment and submits its report.
As part of His Excellency Governor Gaidam’s commitment to workers’ welfare, the Yobe State Government will remain steadfast in meeting all its obligations to workers in government employ.
Director of Press Affairs to His Excellency Governor Ibrahim Gaidam