By Muhammad Bashir
Zamfara State Executive Governor, Dr. Bello Mohammed Matawalle has paid the state’s civil servants their May, 2020 Salaries today so that they can celebrate the forthcoming 2020 Eid -El-fitr with ease.
This was contained in a statement issued to PRIME TIME NEWS on Monday and signed by Alhaji Yusuf Idris Gusau, the Director General Media, Public Enlightenment and Communication Zamfara State Government House, Gusau.
The payment of the May 2020 salaries followed the Governor’s directive to the state Ministry of Finance to ensure that all the civil servants receive their salaries in time so that they can celebrate the Eid fitr with ease and happiness.
Governor Matawalle said his administration is determine to improve the welfare of the state civil servants in appreciation of their hard work and their constant support to his government policies and programmes.
He further said that civil servants are the backbone of his administration’s success who deserve to be applauded and appreciated.
Governor Matawalle also assured of his government’s total commitment of prompt payment of salaries and wages throughout the tenure of his government.
He said, the recent subsidy he approved for the purchase of rice which payment was spread in four months is also another demonstration of his gesture to the workers calling on them to continue to partner with his government in order to take the state to higher levels.
He also commended the state civil servants for their patience during this trying moment of Covid-19 which has affected the whole world..
Matawalle also charged them to observe all the Covid-19 protocols as directed by the NCDC for the purpose of having a disease-free state.
Since the commencement of the payment of the May Salaries in the state, ATM Machines and other places of commercial transactions have been overwhelmed by the patronage of the happy civil servants over the unexpected development.
It could be recalled that since the inception of Governor Matawalle’s administration, the state civil servants have been receiving their salaries as at when due.
Zamfara State is the only state that paid the May 2020 salaries on the 18th of May and without any salary cuts for the purpose of improving the living standards of his workers.