Amidst the protests by the Nigerian Labour Congress over rumours of pay cuts, the governor of Zamfara state, Gov. Bello Matawalle has assured civil servants in the state that there would be no cut in their salaries as proposed by other governors.
The governor has also approved a N470m loan subsidy on food with the aim of cushioning the effect of COVID-19 on civil servants and residents in the state.
He called on the workers to appreciate the government’s efforts in improving their welfare by rededicating themselves to duty when the pandemic was over.
Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress in the state, Bashir Mafara, who spoke on behalf of the civil servants, thanked the governor for not cutting their salaries as done by his counterparts in other states.
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