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Kano Gov Stops Salaries Of Over 10,000 Workers Employed By Ex Gov Ganduje

The State Governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf, has reportedly ordered the State’s Accountant General to stop salaries of 10,800 workers employed by the immediate past Governor of the State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.

The Accountant-General, Abdulkadir Abdusalam, announced the Governor’s directive on yesterday, June 26 while addressing journalists in Kano.

Abdusalam said that the Governor ordered his office to remove the affected workers from the State’s payroll.

He said that  his office would carry out an investigation to find out the genuineness of their engagement and procedures so as to remove those illegally recruited.

Concerning local government workers in the state, Abdusalam said that those who were converted to state workers by the former administration would continue receiving their salaries.

He said that it would be based on local government levels, asking them to continue working in their new state’s MDAs until the investigation is concluded.

Recall that the new administration had accused former Governor Ganduje of illegally employing over 10,000 workers when it was about leaving office.

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