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  • Updated: May 02, 2024

Kaduna Gov launches N500m revolving loans scheme for civil servants

Kaduna Gov launches N500m revolving loans scheme for civil s

Governor Uba Sani of Kaduna State has introduced a N500 million revolving loan scheme for civil servants in the state.

 Sani made this announcement on Wednesday during the 2024 May Day Celebration in Kaduna. 

He distributed symbolic dummy cheques to some workers and hinted at additional economic empowerment initiatives. 

Furthermore, Sani reiterated his commitment to prioritizing workers' welfare and providing them with necessary support within the state's resources. 

He underscored the significance of a motivated workforce for the success of his administration's Rural Transformation Agenda, aligning with the theme "People First."

Highlighting the pivotal role of citizens in development and governance, Sani emphasized the collaborative partnership with labor unions to advance workers' interests and enhance living standards. 

He outlined ongoing initiatives to attract investments, offer training, and expand job opportunities for the populace.

Sani assured continuous focus on human capital development and poverty alleviation through various government interventions. Additionally, he revealed ongoing discussions with labor unions at both federal and state levels to negotiate a fair salary increase for state and local government workers.

Earlier, the chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Magaji, commended Sani for his personal attendance at the May Day Celebration, marking a significant departure from the past nine years.

He also expressed gratitude for the governor’s prompt payment of salaries and allowances as well as the involvement of labour unions in decision-making processes. 

The highlight of the occasion was a  march past by various unions and affiliates of the NLC as well as the Trade Union Congress, TUC.

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