Governor Buni Approves N247 Million for LG Retirees, N43 for LG Staff Promotion Arrears
Implementation of CONHESS Salary Scale for LG Veterinary Staff Begins December
His Excellency Governor Mai Mala Buni has approved N247, 001, 975.93 for the payment of gratuity and pension arrears for 194 additional local government retirees.
Of the 194 beneficiaries, 62 are deceased and their entitlements amounting to N83, 886, 547.24 will be paid to their next of kin. The remaining 132 living retirees will receive a total of N163, 115, 428.69.
This is batch 38th in the long list of benefit payments to retired local government staff.
The public may recall that on 18TH October 2019, His Excellency Governor Buni had approved N251, 560, 078.35 for the payment of 174 LG retirees.
His Excellency the governor has also approved N43, 918, 841.21 for the payment of arrears of promotion benefits of local government staff.
Out of the amount approved by the governor, N36, 379, 465.50 will be paid to a total of 3, 612 mainstream LG staff while 245 personnel who migrated to the State Universal Basic Education Commission (SUBEB) will receive N4, 821, 538.55 as arrears for the promotion they received to their current grade levels. Another 113 staff who were migrated to the Primary Healthcare Management Board (PHCMB) will receive N2, 717, 837.16 as their promotion arrears.
His Excellency Governor Buni has also approved for the implementation of the CONHESS Salary Scale for veterinary staff of the local governments. Effective December 2019, His Excellency has approved N24, 893, 932.00 as monthly increment on the salaries of the benefitting veterinary staff.
Director-General for Press Affairs to His Excellency Governor Mai Mala Buni