By Usman Mohammed
We set aside hundred million monthly for pensioners-zamfara government, Speaking via telephone the zamfara state head of service Muhammad Mujtaba Isah mni said that state government on monthly basis set aside a huge of sum of one hundred million for payments of pensions to Zamfara retired civil servants.
He added that despite the lean funds from Federal Government the state always pay retirees in the state,
Mujtaba debunked speculations that zamfara state is owing
pensioners”quote me he said no civil servants retired without monthly pension if verified.once the salary stops pension follows”he described workers condition as favourably,.
On gratuities the civil servants chief said a sizeable number of retirees were paid gratuities and more are coming,”i cant give exact number you called me after we have already closed.
Can’t lay my hands on the number but i can confirm to
you we are not owing retirees pensions”he further said that zamfara state government is committed to welfare of civil servants