The governor of Katsina State, Rt, Aminu Bello Masari has approved the sum of twenty three million, seven hundred thousand (N23,700,000.00) Naira for the payment of allowances to chairmen and members of governing boards of parastatals in the state.
This is contained in a statement signed by the director press, secretary to the government of the state, Abdullahi Aliyu Yar’adua.
According to the statement, the sum covers allowances for the third and fourth quarters of 2017 in respect of 27 boards reconstituted last year.
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The approval followed forthwith the last state executive’s council meeting held on Wednesday 31 January 2018.
More so, the government urged all chairmen and board members to liaise with their respective parastatals for the payment.
Lastly, Masari acknowledged their endurance and commitment of the board members, and also urged them to double efforts in discharging responsibilities.