Kano State has 9bn monthly salary bill – Governor


Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

The Kano State Government has N9 billion salary bill monthly.

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje said this in Kano on Friday at the second day of the NDIC workshop for financial journalists.

He said that in spite of the huge salary bill, which he said, was more than some three states combined, the state had never failed to pay the salaries monthly.

The governor, who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Rabiu Bichi, said the state had also embarked on various empowerment programmes to improve the living standard of residents.

He listed one of the programmes as the “Mai Shai Empowerment Scheme”, meant for tea sellers in the state.

Ganduje said this programmes had had positive multiplier effects on the citizens generally in the state.

He said that in line with international best practices, Kano State had introduced new…

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