We’ll require more than N30bn to offset our state retirees’ pensions, gratuities, says Niger gov


Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has said  that the State Government will require more than N30 billion to pay the arrears of gratuities of retired civil servants in the state.

Governor Abubakar  Sani Bello stated this at the annual general meeting of the association of the Retired Niger State Heads of Service and Permanent Secretaries in Minna on Thursday.

Represented by the Secretary to the Niger State Government, Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmed Matane,  the Governor assured the public that government would give priority to benefits of retirees by making efforts to pay 100 per cent retirement benefits to the retired workers, adding that “efforts are in progress to turn…

Source: Nigerian Tribune