Jigawa declares readiness to pay N30,000 minimum wage

Jigawa declares readiness to pay N30,000 minimum wage

The Jigawa state government has declares its readiness to implement the N30,000 new minimum wage.

The declaration was made by the deputy governor of the state, Ibrahim Hassan Hadeija, while taking questions from members of the press on Monday, April 29, Daily Trust reports.

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Legit.ng gathers that Hadeija said provision for the increment in workers’ salaries had been made in the 2019 budget, by the state government.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) warned all its state chapters against accepting any renegotiation for downward review of the already signed minimum wage law of N30,000 from governors.

The national president of NLC, Ayuba Wabba, made the declaration in Ado Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti state as he presided over the election of new leadership of the labour organisation.

According to Wabba, the new minimum wage had become binding, having been approved by the two chambers of the National Assembly and signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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