Sokoto – Governor Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto State on Tuesday directed the Ministry of Finance to begin the payment of October salaries to the state civil servants.
A statement in Sokoto by the Senior Special Assistant to Wamakko on Media, Malam Sani Umar, said the directive was to enable the Muslims to celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir slated for Oct. 15.
It stated that the payment of the salaries should start by Friday.
”The governor has therefore, directed the state Ministry of Finance to ensure that the salaries are paid latest by Friday.
”The measure is meant to assist the civil servants to celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir comfortably with their families.”(NAN)