Revenue Shortfall: Kano Cuts March Salaries Of Political Appointees By 50%

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje

Kano State government has slashed the salaries of political office holders in the state by 50 per cent for the month of March due to dwindling resources.

The state had on Monday announced its inability to pay its civil servants N30,000 minimum wage due to shortfall in the federal receipt.

The state commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, who disclosed this in a statement, Tuesday said the action was due to shortfall in the revenue accruing to the state from the federation account.

He said the decision affected the governor, deputy governor and all public office holders in the state that included all commissioners, Special Advisers, Senior Special Assistants and Special Assistants among others.

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