Tambuwal to NNN staff: exercise little patient, your entitlements will soon be paid

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

By Ado Hassan, Sokoto 

New Nigeria Newspaper

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has urged workers of the New Nigerian Newspapers ‎to exercise little patience as their entitlements would be paid soon.

He said northern  governors‎ have been efforts and following the issue of staff pension and entitlements since the regime of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Tambuwal spoke yesterday in Sokoto during ‎an interactive session with journalists.
He said President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged and shown commitment to address the issue of  staff of the media house.
” I am optimistic that the workers and all those with their entitlements ‎in the company will be paid their monies very soon.”
On the handing over of federal roads to state government, Tambuwal said doing so would ensure proper and effective monitoring as well maintenance while pointing out that” this will be achieved federal government’s support through increased funding ‎for states.”
 
On what his administration was doing to revive sports in the state, the governor said plans are on to relocate and modernise the existing Giginya township stadium.
According to him” the architectural design is old fashioned. We will relocated and build a modern stadium. This current location is not conducive. “
 
He said the government will also employ new coaches and technical team that would ginger up the state owned Sokoto United FC to the premier level

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