Two hundred and sixty three civil servants in Sokoto State have benefited from home renovation loans facilitated by Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and undertaken by the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN).
Speaking at an event organised to disburse the loans, the governor stated that the loan was meant for workers to renovate their houses to habitable status.
In the junior cadre, Abubakar Dan Umaji emerged the third best most diligent worker in the state civil service. He received the sum of N250,000 and merit certificate.
Malam Hassan Hamza, now deceased, emerged second best. He was awarded a post-humors certificate of honour while a Hajj seat has been awarded to one of his family members.
Bello Ketere emerged the best worker and was awarded a piece of land, five hundred thousand Naira (N500,000) and a merit certificate.
Other award recipients in the senior category were Ahmed Rafi who got the sum of N500,000 and a merit certificate and Mohammed Gagi who got a Hajj seat, the sum of N100,000 and a merit certificate.