Dankwambo seeks N16.8b loan for salary, fertilizer

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Haruna Gimba Yaya, Gombe

The Gombe State House of Assem­bly has ap­proved Gov­er­nor Ibrahim Has­san Dankwambo’s re­quest to ob­tain loan of N14.2 bil­lion from Fed­eral Gov­ern­ment and N2.7 bil­lion from Fidelity Bank to pay salary and pro­cure fertilizer.

The gov­er­nor’s re­quest was con­tained in two sep­a­rate let­ters he wrote to the House and read on the floor by the Speaker, Al­haji Nasiru Abubakar Nono.

Gov­er­nor Dankwambo said the loan will pro­vide fi­nan­cial sup­port and bet­ter po­si­tion the state to nav­i­gate the present eco­nomic chal­lenges and meet nec­es­sary obli­ga­tions to staff, pen­sion­ers and other stake­hold­ers.

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