Tuesday, February 16, 2021

110 Jigawa LG staffers died in 2020 – Official

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Rayyan Alhassan
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Rayyan Alhassan is a 30-year-old graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/RayyanAlhassan, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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The Jigawa State Local Government Service Commission says no fewer than 110 staffers, including 47 local education authority workers, have died while rendering their services in the year 2020.

This was disclosed by the Executive-Chairman of the commission Ubale Bala-Ringim while briefing newsmen on the achievement recorded by the commission in the year 2020.

Mr Bala-Ringim who is a former police deputy inspector-general, added that a total number of 411 workers from the local government councils and other 496 from local education authority have retired from the service in the same year.

According to him, 1,301 staffers were promoted to higher level in accordance with the law, adding that 605 others were able to attend seminars, induction and conference.

He also disclosed that a total number of 664 staffers are currently studying at various institutions across the world.

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The former DIG maintained that over N83million was expended on 664 staffers to acquire additional qualifications, while the sum of over N149 million was spent for workshops, seminars and induction in the year.

He added that during the year under review, a new comprehensive register was initiated to all seven departments in the local government administration to improve the attendance of the staff.

The executive-chairman of the commission also said as part of their vision and mission to degitalize the commission, more computers are provided across the departments and conducted more seminars on computer studies.

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