Kano, June 27, 2023: The Kano State Government has ordered the suspension of salaries of 10,000 workers employed by former governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s administration, pending investigations.
Mr Abdulkadir Abdulsalam, the Accountant General of the state, made this known to newsmen in Kano on Monday.
Abdulsalam said the affected members of staff were employed at the twilight of the previous administration.
He said that a Committee has been set up to investigate their engagement into the civil service, assuring that the outcome of finding will play a role in their fate.
The accountant general also announced the suspension of transfers made by the previous government within the civil service against existing rules, adding that status quo ante should be maintained by the affected government officials.
Abdulsalam however expressed the readiness of the new administration to pay workers salary by 25th of every month, as he revealed that pension and gratuity would be paid to retired workers as when due.
He also disclosed that the new administration would operate a single account to ensure financial discipline.