Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State government has release of N775 millionis in order to commence the payment of another tranche of outstanding gratuity to retired civil servants in the state.
It is important to know that the administration of Governor Yahaya had inherited liabilities of gratuity arrears of over N14 billion from the past administration which had abandoned the payment of the retirees’ entitlement since 2014. Governor Inuwa had earlier approved the payment of over N1.6 billion for payment of gratuity arrears.’
This was made known via a statement by director-general, media and public affairs, to the state government, Ismaila Misil.
“The exercise, according to the chairman of the committee and State Auditor-General, Muhammad Buba Gombe will hold tomorrow, Monday, 15th March, 2021 at the Treasury Headquarters, Gombe by 9:00 O’clock in the morning.
“According to the committee, life retirees are to come along with Audited Computation sheet, Bank Verification Number (BVN), Civil Service Commission (CSC) approval for retirement and Identification Card (I.D Card) while dependants of LATE RETIREES are to present Letter of Administration (from the probate Registry High Court of Justice, Gombe State), Death Certificate and Original Computation sheet”, the DG noted.