Government of Kano state slashes 50% March salaries of Political officeholders

The Kano State Government has slashed the salaries of it’s political office holders in the state by 50 per cent for the month of March due to alleged dwindling resources.

The State Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, April 6, saying the action was due to shortfall in the revenue accruing to the state from the federation account.

He further 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.

Malam Garba also said that at the local government level, the salary slash affected the chairmen, vice-chairmen, elected councilors, supervisory coucouncillorsdvisers and secretaries of local governments.

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