Gov Lawal Inherits N13 Billion Unpaid Pension, Gratuity From Predecessor

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From Maiharaji Altine

Governor Dauda Lawal of Zamfara state said, he inherited the sum of over thirteen billion (N13 billion) pension and gratuity backlog from the previous governments.

Governor Dauda made this known on Wednesday during the ongoing one year anniversary celebration of his administration.

He maintained that, from inception of his administration to date, he settled over N5 billion pension and gratuity backlog.

He said,“I inherited over thirteen billion pension and gratuity backlog from the previous governments starting from 2012″.

“By the power of God, I settled over five billion pension and gratuity backlog within one year in office”.

I will insha Allah make sure that every retired civil servant gets his gratuity”

He assured the people of the state that his administration would remain committed to ensuring that they reaped the dividend of democracy.

On the security situation, the Governor stressed that, his administration was doing everything possible to restore peace by the grace of God.

Governor Lawal explained that, his administration has attached more emphasis on insecurity, education, youth Empowerment, agriculture, health care, and good governance.

He called on the people of the state to continue supporting and praying for his administration in its efforts to salvage the state from disintegration.

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