Ramadan bonus: Zamfara workers receive leave grant

Governor Dauda Lawal has approved the payment of leave grant to civil servants of Zamfara State as Ramadan bonus.
A statement by the Governor’s spokesperson, Sulaiman Bala Idris, state and local government workers started receiving their leave grant, which is 10 per cent of the annual salary, on Wednesday, March 13
He explained further that the leave grant paid as a Ramadan bonus is a welfare package given to all civil servants to mitigate the country’s current economic conditions.
The statement described Governor Lawal’s administration as workers-friendly, noting that, “upon assumption in office, Governor Lawal settled outstanding salaries owed by the previous government, paid the backlog of gratuities and approved a 13th-month salary for the state’s workers.
“Due to the country’s current economic circumstances, Governor Lawal has decided to show gratitude for the hard work and commitment of the civil servants and political appointees with the approved of payment of leave grant to all workers.
“The Governor has always been committed to the welfare of civil servants, ensuring they receive their salaries and bonuses on time. “The payment of the leave grant is just another example of the Governor’s concern for the well-being of the people of Zamfara State.
“The government has already disbursed payments for leave grants to state and local government workers and pensioners. “Additionally, political appointees received a bonus to assist them during the holy month of Ramadan,” the statement said.


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