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Muslim Cleric, Teachers Get N5,000 Pay in Bauchi

| September 12, 2012 More

Bauchi โ€” Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State has commenced payments of N5,000 monthly allowances to 5,000 imams and Tsangaya school teachers in all the 20 local government areas of the state.

Launching the payments, yesterday, in Bauchi, Yuguda said 500 Tsangaya Qur’anic schools in the state were to benefit from the N825 million Yuguda administration generosity of cash assistance for 33 months.

He said N25 million will be distributed monthly to the beneficiaries of the programme, comprising chief Imams or Mallams of the Tsangaya schools, effective from August this year to April, 2015.

The governor, who was represented by the Director-General, Tsangaya Education, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi, reiterated the government’s determination to continue to give helping hand to Qur’anic schools in the state.

Category: Bauchi State News

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