Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Yobe Gov, Deputy, others donate 50% salaries to fight virus

Yobe state Governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni and his Deputy Idi Barde Gubana and other high ranking officials of Yobe State Government have donated 50% of their salaries to the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic.

The Hon. Commissioner for Information, Abdullahi Bego in a statement said the donation is a support fund to accelerate the all-hands-on-deck effort of the state in dealing with the fight against the virus.

The Statement also added that both the permanent secretaries in the state, the Speaker of the State House of Assembly with the members, Local Government Management Chairmen, Chairmen of boards and parastatals in the state have also committed half of their salaries to fight the pandemic.

The State Judiciary is also not left out of the donation.

Yobe State has not recorded any case of COVID 19 in the state.

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