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Yobe Govt announces 10% deduction in workers’ salaries to boost education



Yobe Govt announces 10% deduction in workers? salaries to boost education

Yobe State Authorities has introduced that 10 p.c of employees’ fundamental wage for November can be deducted as their contribution to the training restoration enchantment fund.


The Commissioner of Residence Affairs, Data, and Tradition, Mohammed Lamin who can also be the Chairman Sub-committee for Yobe Training Restoration Attraction Fund disclosed this on Monday Novemer 22, in Damaturu whereas briefing newsmen.



He stated the devastating results of Boko Haram insurgency within the state have compelled the state to embark on fundraising for training restoration within the state.


The commissioner additionally made an enchantment to the Civil Servants whom he describe as main stakeholders to contribute 10% of their fundamental salaries in the direction of reaching the set goal.


“It’s crucial right here to state that, educating our residents is our collective duty as a individuals. On this regard, aside from reaching out to individuals outdoors, the federal government feels that civil servants within the state must also give their modest contribution to the programme, by contributing 10% of their November 2021 fundamental wage to the scheme.



“By this briefing, subsequently, civil servants are knowledgeable that the deduction will probably be for under the month of November 2021”, he stated.


Mohammed Lamin additionally defined that it’s not information that the decade-long insurgency has impacted negatively on all the lives of the citizenry. “The devastating impact it has meted on the state’s training system and buildings is overwhelming and should entice the eye of any accountable authorities”.


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He famous that this attracted the compassionate consideration of Governor Mai Mala Buni to on assumption of workplace in 2019, declare a state of emergency on training, after taking the oath of workplace.


“Gents of the press, a few of you could have been within the state because the begin of the ugly phenomenon known as insurgency which has destroyed all the pieces about our academic methods together with the psyche of our youngsters and fogeys.


“Our communities are dotted with destroyed and devastated college aged youngsters and fogeys with lukewarm perspective in the direction of training.



“Equally, information haven’t been beneficial to the state on the nationwide training index. Yobe has at all times occupied the low base on the training index. This isn’t a suitable profile.


“Thus, the administration of his Excellency, Hon. Mai Mai Mala Buni feels that the appropriate steps should be taken to handle this horrible pattern in our academic system, therefore the declaration of emergency on training sector and the implementation of subsequent insurance policies and programmes that can bail the state out of this quagmire”, he stated.

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