By Fanen Ihyongo, Kano
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has disclosed that the state government has accepted to stand as guarantor for workers in the state who want to access the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN’s) loans.
The was aimed at creating an enabling environment for workers’ welfare and financial inclusion, the governor stated at the NLC Award Night, held at Open Theatre, Government House Kano on Saturday.
Ganduje made the disclosure while responding to a request by the Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Kano State branch, Comrade Kabiru Ado Minjibir, who pleaded with the state government to support workers who are willing to benefit from the CBN loans.
Minjibir said the state can support by issuing irrevocable standing payment order, as provided by the CBN guidelines.
He explained that the National Secretariat is already in partnership with the CBN through state branches, with the provision of various loans…