LG Chairman lauds el-Rufai over uninterrupted workers salary amidst recession


    Chairman Interim Management Committee, Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Hon. Pius Bakan has lauded Governor Nasir Ahmed el-Rufai over uninterrupted payments of workers’ salaries in the state.

    Hon. Bakan who disclosed this in an interview said that the governor deserved their commendation for the regular payments of salaries admits recession rocking in the country.

    He said despite the widespread cries emanating from many states in the
    country due to delay and late payment of salaries, workers in his
    local government have received their salaries as regularly as
    “We are very lucky to have Malam Nasir el-Rufai as governor of Kaduna
    State who has not been holding our   salaries.
    “In Kaduna State and Kauru Local Government, I don’t think if there is
    anyone who is owing salaries even for one month. We are grateful to
    God, and to the governor,” he said.
    Bakan who enjoined the workers to reciprocate the governor’s good
    gesture by being punctual and doing their work well, said any council
    staff found wanting in coming to work late would face the wrath of the
    While appealing to workers in Kauru Council to live in peace with one
    another, Bakan said development cannot occur in an atmosphere of
    rancour and disharmony.
    Bakan also noted that constantly being in touch and meeting with the
    people to discuss issues affecting them  remains the best way to
    reduce incidents of crises, adding that the   peace and security
    achieved in the area were borne out of this dialogue.


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