Covid-19 : Candido donates 3 months salary to AMAC
The Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council, Hon. Abdullahi Candido, has donated his April to June salaries to mitigate the economic impact of Covid-19 in the Area Council.
Candido, who announced the donation in Abuja while attending a mentorship and motivational program organized by the council for its management staff on Friday, said the donation would go to the council's treasury.
Already, statutory and non statutory cabinet members' salaries and allowances have been slashed as part of measures to reduce the wage bill of the council due to effect of COVID-19 on the economy
Candido had directed a 10 per cent cut to the salary of statutory cabinet members while non statutory members were to have 5 per cent cut to their 3 months salaries during the period.
According to him, the monthly welfare for widows, orphans and older persons which took 50 per cent of his salary would be suspended till July.
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