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COVID-19: Kano Internal Revenue Service relieves 308 workers, 60 consultants of jobs

COVID-19: Kano Internal Revenue Service relieves 308 workers, 60 consultants of jobs
Kano state

By Abdulmumin Murtala – Kano

The Kano Internal Revenue Service, KIRS, has briefly relieved 308 non permanent employees of their jobs as a consequence of a fall in Internally Generated Revenue within the state brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This was made identified by the Chairman of the KIRS Bala Inuwa whereas addressing newsmen in Kano on Wednesday.

He additionally revealed that 60 consulting corporations whose contracts have elapsed since 2018 and have been working illegally have been quashed. However, these of them thinking about persevering with are allowed to reapply.

“We have briefly relieved 308 non permanent employees of their jobs pending the advance of the Internally Generated Revenue within the state.

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“The KIRS is going through an unprecedented scarcity of funds with a lack of about 70% of IGR month-to-month and can’t maintain the providers of the non permanent employees.

“When we came on board a few months back, based on their terms of interest, the contract of 60 consulting companies have expired since 2018. For that reason their services were terminated and were asked to reapply if they are interested” the Chairman stated.

The KIRS boss additionally additional defined the extent of monetary constraints being encountered by the Service saying, “the IGR generated in the state during the COVID-19 is running between N550m to N700 monthly due to COVID-19 as against the former N2 billion generated monthly”.

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