Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has approved the disbursement of N667 million to 475 retirees across the state’s 17 local government areas.
This is contained in a statement by Alhaji Mamman Mohammed, Buni’s Director-General Press and Media Affairs on Friday in Damaturu.
He said the approval followed a screening and verification of the pensioners by a committee earlier constituted by the state government
“The committee has verified a total of 475 beneficiaries and hereby attached lists of beneficiaries and summary according to local government areas for both living and deceased pensioners,” Mohammed said.
He assured that the state government would settle all outstanding pensions owed retired workers in the state.