Breaking news: Jigawa State loses 439 civil servants


Jigawa State and Local government contributory pension scheme board says a total of 439 civil servants died while in active service from January to December 2019.

Board Executive Secretary, Alhaji Adamu Hashim Fagam disclosed this to newsmen after the payment of retirement and death benefit of 318 beneficiaries for the month of October to December 2019.

He said out of 439 civil servants who died in service, 153 are state government workers, 134 are from local governments while 153 are workers from local government education authority.

Fagam added that a total of 2,060 person left service from January to December 2019 in state.

“1470 retired either by 35 year in service or sixty year old, while 439 died in active service”.he said.

He said from the year under review, state and local government contributory pension scheme board had paid over 3 Billion as terminal benefits of 2060 civil servants”.

Fagam, however, stated that the board had also spent about N4 billion for the payment of 9949 pensioners in the state payroll.

He noted that the board had completed it’s payments for the year 2019 without owing retirees a single kobo.


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