Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, has approved the appointment of 229 people as his Special Assistants (SAs).
A letter by the Acting Secretary to the State Government, Mr. James Pisagih, said the appointment of the new special assistants took effect from the day they resumed duty.
The new SAs, who are categorized into SA I, II, III and IV, were announced without any specific portfolio or assignment.
Those who served as SA I during the governor’s first tenure collected N80,000 as monthly salary, while SA II got N56,000 every month.
Monthly salaries of SA III and SA IV are pegged at N43,000 and N33,000 respectively.
It was also gathered that hundreds more people would also be appointed very soon as personal assistants to the governor.