Kaduna Explains Delays In Paying  Some Primary School Teachers 



Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board (KADSUBEB)  has explained that the delay in paying some primary school teachers February salary,  is as a result of technical hitches  which  will soon  be rectified .

A statement signed by Malam Ahmed Sani, the Head of Human Resource Department, however said that First City Monument Bank (FCMB)  has successfully paid teachers in five local government areas.

According to the statement, the bank explained that the problem is ‘’attributed to the severe network challenges that all banks are facing, as a result of a deluge of online transfers, occasioned by the naira redesign policy.’’

The statement listed the  local government areas whose teachers have been paid as  Ikara, Igabi, Jaba, Kauru and Sanga area councils.

The salaries of teachers in 14 local government areas are pending on the bank’s platform and they include,  Kaduna North, Makarfi, Soba and  Zaria area councils, as well as  Chikun, Giwa and  Kajuru local government areas.

The Human Resources Head added that salaries of   Kubau, Lere, Sabon Gari, Kaduna South, Jema’a, Zangon Kataf and Kudan local governments teachers are also pending.

According to the statement, ‘’the bank has isolated all the outstanding salary payments and they are being treated manually for them to be closed without further delay.’’

KADSUBEB  assured ‘’ all the teachers that the bank is doing everything possible to ensure speedy payment and relevant update will be provided as soon as the situation improves.’’

The statement however, pointed out  that ‘’the following local government areas are yet to send their staff salaries to KADSUBEB: Kaura, Kachia, Kagarko and Birnin Gwari.’


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