Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has released the sum of N700m for the payment of 2022 leave grants to local government workers across Borno State.
Commissioner for Local Governments and Emirates Affairs, Sugun Mai Mele announced the payment in Maiduguri yesterday while speaking to newsmen at his ministry’s conference hall in Musa Usman secretariat.
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The commissioner explained that payment had already been made into the accounts of the 27 local government areas.
Mele said Zulum had warned that on no basis should the money be diverted for any project other than payment of the leave grants.