The Executive Governor of Zamfara state, Hon. Bello Mohammed Matawalle has assured that he would utilize the pensions claims that have been repealed by the state House of Assembly for youth empowerments and the development of infrastructure in the state.
Matawalle gave the assurance on Wednesday while assenting to the repealed law which allowed past governors, past deputy governors, past speakers of the state House of Assembly to collect about a billion naira annually from the state government coffers.
He stressed that pensioners who have served for 35 years are still languishing in penury due to the past administration’s failure to pay them their legitimate entitlements.
The governor regretted that the immediate past administration in the state left behind pensions liabilities…