By Yunusa Abdullahi
A Law to amend Adamawa State Accounting Law 2017 and Audit Law 2016 as well as to review the allowances of the Accountant General and Auditor General of the state and other staff of the parastatals has been signed into Law by Governor Muhammad Umar Jibrilla.
According to the Bill, the state Auditor General and Accountant General shall be entitled to pay additional Allowances as may be recommended by the Head of Service in respect of the following :
50 % of the Basic salary as consolidated allowance.
25% of the Basic salary as wardrobe allowance.
25% of Basic salary as Hazard allowance.
However, other allowances may be recommended by the Head of Service and approved by the Governor.
The Bill also stated that section 16 (a) highlights that apart from the normal allowances payable in the service, the staff of the Auditor General and the Accountant General Offices shall be paid additional Allowances which includes;
100% of Basic salary as Accommodation allowance in place of Rent Allowance .
50 % of Basic salary as Wardrobe allowance.
50% of Basic salary as Hazard allowance.
22.88% of Basic salary as Consolidated allowance.
Such other allowances that may be recommended by the Head of service and approved by the Governor.