- Kano state governor Abdullahi Ganduje has ordered immediate payment of August 2018 salaries
- The measure was to enable civil servants and their families enjoy the Eid el-Kabir festivities
- Workers are expected to reciprocate the good gesture and be more dedicated in the discharge of their duties
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has ordered immediate release of August 2018 salaries to state and local government workers.
In a statement, the state commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba said the measure was to enable civil servants and their families enjoy the Eid el-Kabir festivities.
He said the gesture was also in line with the governor’s commitment to improve the welfare of workers in the state.
The commissioner enjoined all banks to ensure that workers access their salaries with ease and they should clear with their banks if they had any problem.
He expressed the hope that the workers would reciprocate the good gesture and be more dedicated in the discharge of their duties.
The commissioner also rejoiced with the civil servants ahead of the festival and urged them to pray for the peace and progress of the state and the nation.
NAIJ.com had reported that ahead of the 2018 Eid-el-Kabir celebration, ram dealers at new artisan market, Enugu, have decried low patronage by buyers.
NAIJ.com gathered that Musa Yero, the acting chairman, Ram Dealers’ Association (RDA), Enugu chapter, attributed the situation to the high cost of the animals.
Yero told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the price increase was beyond dealers’ expectations.
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“The ram prices increased beyond our expectations; the prices are about 44 per cent higher when compared to last Eid-el-Kabir prices.”
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