The commencement of the newly introduced welfare and retirement benefits for judicial workers in the state has received the approval of the Kano State Executive Council.
Malam Muhammad Garba, the state’s commissioner for information and internal affairs, made the remark while briefing reporters on the results of the weekly council meeting that took place in the council chambers of the Kano government house.
The National Judicial Council Resolution on Welfare and Retirement Package for Judicial Officers, Retired High Court Judges, and Khadis of the Court of Appeals, according to Garba, governs the introduction and implementation of the federal welfare program.
The allocation of a houses, a three-bedroom apartment, a guest chalet with two rooms, a boys’ quarters with two rooms, an office facility, and the surrounding wall constitutes the welfare.
The commissioner said, “The newly employed consultants are to commence with CONMES 6 rather than 5, while nurses, pharmacists and other clinical staff are also to be skipped from CONHESS 9 to 11 while skipping CONHESS 10,” he added.
Malam Garba said the cost commitments of skipping for doctors currently working stood at N43, 226, 585.94 million while the difference for other clinical staff in salary is N29,797,026.95 million