Funtua zone casual teachers has again urged Governor Aminu Bello Masari to fulfil his campaign promise of retaining them as 2019 general elections approach.
Abdullahi Maikaka, The chairman casual education, Funtua zone, made the appeal on Saturday in a chat with Katsina post.
He said most of them have spend over 10years as casual workers hence the need for Governor Masari to make them permanent staff as promised during his 2015 electioneering campaign.
According to him, some of the causal workers in Funtua zone are in-charged as headmasters in there respective schools of deployment.
Maikaka also revealed that casual staff in the zone were not considered in the recent S-power programme recruitment as earlier promised by the state government.
He noted that only 20 among casual workers in the whole Funtua zone were recruited in the Spower programme.
“In the whole Funtua zone, only 20 casual staff in education were appointed in the spower programme. Funtua 7 people, Dandume 3, Faskari 1, Bakori 7 and 2 people from Danja respectively.
“The education commissioner had recently revealed that all casual workers were employed in spower programme which is absolutely untrue.
He commended the state governor for the prompts payment of their N10, 000 monthly allowance.
“We are grateful to this administration for the continuation and prompt payment of our N10, 000 allowances even though, we deserved to be permanent staff and pensionable. He said
It could be recalled that Katsinapost had earlier reported that the Association of Casual and Voluntary Health Workers in Katsina State has appealed to Governor Aminu Masari’s administration to regularise their appointments in recognition of their contribution to the state.
The association’s chairman, Malam Surajo Danladi Malumfashi, made the call in an interview with newsmen in Malumfashi noting that despite the minimum amount of monthly stipends being collected by members, they undertake almost equal jobs with regular workers.