Man returns late father’s salary to Kano government
Kano State governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf, has praised one Yusuf Sulaiman Sumaila, for returning the salary received through his dead father’s account to the government coffers.
Sumaila was commended in a statement by Abdullahi Ibrahim, spokesperson to the governor on Digital Media, on his X account.
Sumaila’s father died in October 2022 but the state government continued to pay his salary until August 2023.
However, after noticing the situation Sumaila returned the salary to the state government to notify it that his father died one year ago and returned the sum of N328,115.75 to the government.
“Yusuf stated that the state government had continued paying his late father’s salary into his account after his death in October 2022 until August 2023, when he made an official request for the payment to be stopped,” Yusuf said.
“To the governor’s satisfaction, Yusuf also requested to return the backlog of 328,115.75 to the government, for which the governor personally invited him to his office to thank him.”
The spokesperson said the governor commended Yusuf for his remarkable gesture, urging other young people to emulate him and uphold the value of honesty.
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