Niger gov promotes employees, approves N25bn pension fee

The Niger State Governor, Mohammed Bago, has launched N25bn for the fee of pensions and gratuity for all retired employees within the state.

The governor additionally introduced promotions for all civil servants within the state who’ve been stagnant ready for a very long time.

The governor introduced free rides in Compressed Natural Gas-powered buses for college students, well being employees and safety forces within the state, with civil servants paying discounted charges.

Bago made these recognized on Wednesday in his May 29 first anniversary speech and the inauguration of 200 CNG-powered buses, in addition to safety automobiles procured to curb insecurity within the state.

The governor, who promised the residents of the state extra dividends of democracy, urged them to stay dedicated to the Renewed Hope Agenda of President Bola Tinubu, saying the president spurred them to realize this a lot within the first 12 months.

“Exactly this time final 12 months we inaugurated this authorities. Today, in commemoration of 1 12 months in workplace, we’re right here inaugurating but different tasks according to the imaginative and prescient of the Federal Government to cut back the struggling of the widespread man.

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“We are right here to inaugurate 200 CNG buses, 50 safety buses and transformers. These CNG buses will carry college students, well being employees and safety forces without cost, whereas civil servants will experience the buses at a reduction.

“I have approved N25bn for pensions and gratuity, promotion of any civil servant that has been stagnant in one position for a long time and the renovation of the judiciary complex and the state secretariat,” he mentioned.

Talking about President Tinubu, the governor mentioned, “We need a father like him to push us to success. This is his doing.”

The governor promised to acquire extra CNG buses, including that he would make provision for the acquisition of 800 extra buses.

“The CNG buses will reach 1,000 in six months. We will also purchase 1,000 electric vehicles. We are the leading state in green energy and we are planting 1.5 million trees this year,” he mentioned.



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