263 Sokoto Workers Get Credit Facility For Home Renovation


Two hundred and sixty three civil servants in Sokoto State have
benefited from home renovation loans facilitated by Governor Aminu
Waziri Tambuwal and undertaken by the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria

Speaking at an event organised to disburse the loans,
the governor stated that the loan was meant for workers to renovate
their houses to habitable status.
He said the state government facilitated the sum of N243,100,000 from
FMBN for a total number of 263 staff across
ministries, department and agencies (MDAs) to whom cheques were
presented at the occasion.
According to him,
the present administration has placed much emphasis on staff welfare,
and will continue to introduce policies that will lead to improved
productivity of workers in the state.
While commending
the state Head of Service for introducing innovative programmes to
improve the service, Mr Tambuwal said government will continue to reward
hard work and also punish those who do not measure up to standards.

six staff, three from the junior and senior cadre each and working in
different ministries, received monetary gifts and merit awards for their
diligence and punctuality in their places of primary assignments.


In the junior cadre, Mr Abubakar
Dan Umaji emerged the third best most diligent worker in the state civil service. He received the sum of N250,000 and merit

Mr Hassan Hamza, now deceased, emerged second
best. He was awarded a post-humors certificate of honour while a Hajj
seat has been awarded to one of his family members.

Mr Bello ‎Ketere
emerged the best worker and was awarded a piece of land, five hundred thousand Naira (N500,000) and a merit certificate. 

senior cadre saw Mr Usman Magaji of state ministry of finance emerging
best worker in the state. He was awarded a house and N750,000 gift from
the Governor.

Other award recipients in the senior category were Mr Ahmed Rafi who got the sum of N500,000 and a merit
certificate and Mr Mohammed Gagi who got a Hajj seat, the sum of N100,000 and a merit certificate.

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