Sokoto Governor Approves Payment Of June Salary For Workers Ahead Of Eid-el-Kabir

By Damilare Adeleye
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Governor Ahmed Aliyu of Sokoto State has approved the payment of June salary to workers in the state beginning from Monday, June 10.

The approval was given to ensure that workers in the state celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir comfortably.

The Nigerian Voice understands that authorities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on Thursday, announced that the Eid-el-Kabir will hold on June 16.

In a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Abubakar Bawa, said the payment covers state civil servants, local government staff, and pensioners in the state.

The statement read, “The payment covers state civil servants, local governments and local government education authority.

“It also includes pensioners across the state.”

The statement further conveyed the governor’s wishes to the entire Muslim Ummah for a hitch-free Eid-el-Kabir festival.

The statement added that the governor, upon assumption of office has been “paying the salary of workers in the state between the 20th and 21st of every month.”