Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, has approved the payment of N251.6 million to 174 retired council workers. Out of the total payments, N195.86 million will be paid to 139 living retired council staff, while a balance of N55.7 million will be paid to next-of-kin of 35 deceased workers.
Basorun Reuben Olorunfunmi is a former Assistant Director of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and erstwhile Secretary to Lagos State Government, during the Second Republic. He spoke with SEYE OLUMIDE on the achievements and setbacks that trail Nigeria at 59.
Governor Maimala Buni of Yobe State has said that the agriculture sector is not fully harnessed as an alternative means of job and wealth creation. Consequently, he is mapping out strategies to promote agriculture for food security and economic progress.