GOMBE STATE GOVERNOR APPROVES THE RELEASE OF SEVEN HUNDRED AND FIFTY-FIVE MILLION NAIRA FOR THE PAYMENT OFOUSTANDING GRATUITIES TO RETIEREES IN THE STATE
Written by miebaka ikiriko on March 5, 2021
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya has approved the release of seven hundred and fifty-five million Naira for the payment of outstanding gratuities to retired Civil Servants in the State.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Director-General, Press Affairs Government House, Isma’il Misili in Gombe.
Misili said the sum was released to the committee constituted by the Governor and headed by the State Auditor-General.
He explained that the committee was saddled with the responsibility of ensuring the payment of pension and gratuity.
According to him, the Committee which is reviewing and ascertaining the correctness of the outstanding gratuity will soon announce the date to begin the payment.
Misili said the governor was committed to paying the monthly pension arrears of Gombe Local Government retirees who had not been paid for some time.
He pointed out that the present administration inherited liabilities of gratuity arrears of over fourteen billion Naira from the previous administration.