Paris Club Refund: Governor Gaidam Okays ₦1.1 Billion For Pensions
PAYMENT OF GRATUITY TO RETIREES (Feb 2015 – Oct 2015)
His Excellency Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has approved N1, 196, 440, 441.00 (one billion, one hundred and ninety-six million, four hundred and fourty thousand, four hundred and fourty one naira) as gratuity payment to another batch of 651 retirees who retired from service or died in service between February 2015 and October 2015.
Payments will be made to the affected beneficiaries from the Paris Club refund received from the federal government.
The public may recall that five weeks ago, the governor had approved N883, 690, 311.00 to a batch of 443 retired civil servants who retired from service between June 2014 and February 2015.
The committee set up by His Excellency the governor to verify retiree claims under Alhaji Bukar Chidami is working to verify all subsequent retirees, whose retirement dates fall between November 2015 to date.
The public can expect further announcements as the committee continues with its assignment.
Director of Press Affairs to His Excellency Governor Ibrahim Gaidam