KANO State Government, yesterday, abolished the dichotomy between the Higher National Diploma (HND) and Bachelor of Science (BSc) academic qualifications in the state’s civil service.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, who made this known during the workers day celebrations at Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano, said the decision to abolish the dichotomy was part of his administration’s effort to boost the morale of civil servants in the state, adding that his administration was working assiduously in enhancing the welfare of civil servants.
Ganduje explained that arrangements had been completed for the implementation of the new N30,000 minimum wage approved by President Muhammad Buhari.
According to Ganduje, his administration will continue to give priority to the welfare of civil servants and all residents of the state.
Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) Chairman in Kano, Mr Kabiru Ado-Minjibir, , lauded the efforts of the state government of enhancing welfare and working condition of civil servants and appealed to the state government to implement payment of allowances for workers of state tertiary institution as applicable to their colleagues in the Federal Civil Service.
The NLC Chairman also commended the administration for ensuring the payment of workers’ salary without delay and also the payment of pensioners.