Published On: Wed, Mar 17th, 2021

Yahaya Releases N775 Million Gratuity For Gombe Retirees, Orders Immediate Payment

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News Investigators/ Gombe state governor, Inuwa Yahaya has directed immediate payment of N775 million benefits to retirees in the state.

The payment which commenced Tuesday in Gombe, capital, is another tranche of outstanding gratuity to retired civil servants in the state.

A statement by Director General, press affairs, Government House, Ismail Uba Misilli, said the committee set up by His Excellency to verify and ascertain the correctness of outstanding gratuity owed state retirees has concluded arrangements to commence the payment and therefore requests retired state civil servants from January to December 2015, to come forward for verfication and collection of their entitlements.

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 Certicate and Original Computation sheet

Recall that the administration of Governor Inuwa 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.’

Ismaila Uba Misilli
Director General
( Press Affairs)
Government House

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