Sokoto targets N1 Billion annually from worker’s salaries

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Over one billion naira is being targeted annually as education levy to be deducted from salaries of public servants in Sokoto state.

According to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, who made the declaration recently, civil servants on grade level 1-6 were to pay 1% of their basic salaries, those on 7-12 would pay 11/2% and those on levels 13 to 16 would pay 2%.

He said, during the inauguration of a 27-man education Revitalization at 2017 Annual General meeting of the Sokoto Education Development Trust Fund (SEDTF), that the high powered committee under the chairmanship of the Sultan of Sokoto was set-up as part of measures being implemented under the declaration of the state of emergency on education sector.

RamatuSani (Mrs),
Head of Centre,
Sokoto.