Katsina state executive council has approved for the immediate payment of June salaries to local government’s workers and primary school teachers. The commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs Alhaji Abdulkadir Zakka revealed this to newsmen at the end of the 12th regular meeting of the executive council chaired by the state Governor Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari.
Briefing the newsmen, the commissioner said already some of the workers have received alerts of their june salaries. He added that table payments of the may salaries will resume after the sallah break. Also, the commissioner explained that payment of the june salaries to the local government workers and primary school teachers is to enable them celebrate sallah festivities with relative ease even through verification exercise is yet to be completed in some local governments. Alhaji Abdulkadir Zakka laments during the verification exercise a lot of money and discrepancies were uncovered.
The commissioner further solicited prayers from people to enable the current administration sustain the payment of monthly salaries.