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Local govt teachers decry delay in payment of salaries in Jigawa

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Primary faculty teachers in Jigawa State have decried the delay in the payment of salaries.

Some of the teachers said that there’s a couple of 10 to 12-day interval between state authorities staff and native authorities staff in the state.

They nevertheless appealed to the Jigawa State Governor to intervene and directed all of the native governments to pay their staff’ salaries on time.

Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar stated the delay in the wage payment of major and junior secondary faculty teachers is a consequence of the delay in Federal Government allocation.

The Governor said this when he acquired the Nigeria Union of Teachers in his workplace in Dutse.

He defined that originally the state was borrowing cash for the native governments to pay their staff’ salaries and pay them again each time they obtain their allocation.

“On why the native governments are paying the salaries at the least one week after state authorities. Initially, I used to be loaning out the cash for the native governments to pay salaries on time. So after they obtain their grants, they pay me again.

“But it becomes difficult for some of the local governments to pay back the money to the state accounts, So that is why we stop loaning them but we have been working and I think by November, next salary, we will finalize and continue to do it on the 25th of every month the same day with state Government,” Gov. Badaru assured.

Findings by DAILY POST revealed that some of the native governments in Jigawa State are usually not capable of pay their staff’ salaries till after the state authorities helps them with cash attributable to financial institution deductions because of this of loans on the native governments.

Local govt teachers decry delay in payment of salaries in Jigawa

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