Gaidam approves N671 million payments to retirees
GOVERNOR Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe state has approved the payment of N670.73 million gratuities to 364 retirees from the state. The gratuity payment also included civil servants that died in the course of service.
Abdullahi Bego, DirectorGeneral, Press Affairs to the Governor in a statement released in Damaturu on said Gaidam approved N670, 731, 146.00 as gratuity payments to a total of 364 civil servants who have retired from the services of the state government.
According to him, the approval covers the civil servants who have retired (or died) between August and December 2017.
It could be recalled that in early January 2018, the governor had approved N1, 097, 896, 058.43 as gratuities to 631 workers who have retired from the services of the state government between January and July 2017.
“Workers who have retired from the services of the state government from January 2018 to date will await verification and the processing of their documents before further payments are made,” said Bego.