KNSG Moves Salary and Wages Administration To Finance Ministry

Written by Pyramid FM Kano


Governor Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano state has approved and directed the Salary and Wages administration to move from Office of Head of Service (OHS) to office of the State Accountant General in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development.

The approval is contained in a circular issued and signed by Accountant General of the state, Alhaji Abdulkadir Abdulsalam this week and addressed to all ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) of the state to note.

The circular stated that the decision is
in accordance to the best practice globally to ensure efficiency, prudent and transparency in managing public finances of the state.

In a statement signed by the Director Public Enlightenment State Ministry of Finance Bashir Habib Yahaya maintained that the circular also directed the office of the accountant general should collaborate with office of the Auditor General to conduct Bio-metric Data Capture and Verification exercise of all staff of the State, Local Government and Pensioners which the date of the exercise will be announced later.

The circular signed by Alhaji Abdulsalam further stated that the Payroll Standing Committee of State, Local Government for Coordination of Deletion, Addition and Replacement will be constituted by the State Executive Governor, Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf.

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