Zulum approves N88.5m for staff training – HoS

The Borno State Government approved N88.5 million the training of 1,050 .

The State’s , Mr Simon Malgwi, made known on Friday in an interview with newsmen in Maiduguri.

Malgwi said that the training was intended to improve the quality and effectiveness of the , adding that many spent years without training while in service.

Malgwi said he raised the issue of training at the last State Council and it was approved immediately.

“I am happy to inform you that Borno State Government under the leadership of Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum approved the sum of N88.5 million the training and retraining of 1,050 across the state,” Malgwi said.

He said that the administration of Zulum was committed to the welfare of , adding that Borno was the first state to pay the N30,000 minimum wage.

He said that the state government also rehabilitated the state secretariat a conducive working environment and paid N12 billion outstanding gratuities of retired civil servants.

He said that the state government approved N100 million monthly to sustain the payment of pension and gratuities alongside the smooth transition for workers to get their pension immediately after retirement.

He urged workers to reciprocate the gesture by being more committed to their jobs, adding that there would be room for lateness or laziness at work.(NAN)