Christmas: Governor Inuwa Releases 75 Million Naira, Food Items To Christian Community1 min read
In the spirit of Christmas and New Year celebrations, Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has released over 75 million to the Christian community in the state.
According to a press release on Saturday, 24th December 2022 signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Gombe Government House, Ismaila Uba Misilli, said that this is part of the Governor’s gesture to the Christians in the state to enable them to mark the Yuletide with ease considering the present economic hardship.
Apart from the funds, Governor Inuwa also ordered the distribution of 5000 bags of rice to facilitate a more joyous celebration.
Recall that already, the governor had approved the payment of December salary to all the civil servants and political appointees, as well as local government employees in Gombe State since December 19, 2022. He had earlier flagged off payment of over 1.6 billion naira gratuity arrears owed state retirees ahead of the Yuletide.
These gestures by the governor are in line with his resolve to improve the welfare of the good people of Gombe State.