Gov. Muhammadu Jibrillah of Adamawa on Wednesday announced that the state received N4.8 billion as part of its Paris Club refunds from the Federal Government.
The Federal Government recently released N522.74 billion to the 36 states as part of the reimbursement for the over deduction from the Paris Club.
The governor spoke shortly after the State Executive Council meeting held Yola.
Mr. Jibrillah said the fund would be used to pay outstanding salary arrears of workers and pensioners.
The governor said the government would strictly adhere to the requirements for accessing the fund.