Yobe State Governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni has approved the payment of local government pensioners across the 17 local government councils of the state.
The statement released by his media aide Mamman Mohammed indicates that the governor approved the sum of Six Hundred and Sixty-Seven Million, forty-five thousand, four hundred and forty-one Naira, twenty-two kobo (N667,045,441.22) for payment of the 475 local government pensioners.
Governor Buni gave the approval after the screening and verification of the Pensioners in the local government councils
“The Committee has verified a total of 475 beneficiaries and hereby attach lists of beneficiaries and summary according to local government areas for both living and deceased Pensioners” the approval reads.
This is in continuation of Governor Buni’s efforts to settle outstanding pensions owed to retired local government employees.