Governor Dauda Lawal

Joy in Zamfara as Governor Pays Workers 13th-Month Salary

Governor Dauda Lawal has taken a historic step by disbursing the 13th-month salaries for government workers in Zamfara State. The announcement of this unprecedented move was made on Thursday through a circular issued by the Head of Service, Ahmed Aliyu Liman.

Sulaiman Bala Idris, the Governor’s Spokesperson, underscored the significance of this decision, underscoring that it marks the first instance of such a payment in the state’s history.

The move, as outlined by Idris, aligns with the state government’s unwavering commitment to the welfare of its workforce and aims to serve as a motivational factor to encourage heightened performance.

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Governor Lawal’s approval of the prompt disbursement of year-end bonuses for public and civil servants in Zamfara State was described as a generous gesture intended to uplift the spirits of the workers and provide them with financial support during the holiday season.

This noteworthy initiative stands out as the inaugural occasion where the state government has allocated a 13th-month salary to its employees.

Governor Lawal’s dedication to implementing policies that improve working conditions, elevate salaries, and create opportunities for career advancement among government workers is brought into focus by this progressive step.

The payment of the 13th-month salary represents just one facet of a broader initiative aimed at empowering workers and fostering economic growth within Zamfara State.


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