Jigawa Complaints Body Treats 372 Cases

Offices of the Public Complaints Commission (PCC), Jigawa State chapter, have registered 549 various complaints from private individuals, retired civil servants, among others out of which it treated 372, from January-December last year. Speaking to the Daily Times, the state Commissioner, Alhaji Muhammad Dabi, who gave this hint in his office, said the remaining balance of 177 public complaints, will soon be resolved by the commission.
Dabi stated that from January this year to date, the commission had treated 40 out of 46 complains it has so far received, adding that all the 40 cases were resolved amicably. Least among complaints entertained by the commission were; delay in payment for workers gratuity, land compensation, non-payment of goods bought or services rendered to either government department or corporate bodies. Others include wrong termination of appointment or dismissal, difficulties in getting one?s personal benefits after retirement and delay in judgment by a court of law, among other genuine complaints that have to do with one?s personal rights.
The PCC, is an independent organisation, established by the Federal Government, and empowered to inquire into complaints lodged before it by citizens on administrative actions taken by either local, state or federal governments, companies, whether public or private sector or any official of the afore-mentioned bodies.



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