N30,000 new minimum wage: Kaduna LG commences payment

N30,000 new minimum wage: Kaduna LG commences payment

- Ikara local government council of Kaduna state has began paying the new N30,000 minimum wage to its workers

- The council’s chairman, Hon Ibrahim Salihu Sadiq, said the gesture was to consolidate on the efforts of the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai

- Sadiq urged workers to demonstrate a high level of commitment, steadfastness, and persistence in the discharge of their duties

Ikara local government council of Kaduna state began paying the new N30,000 minimum wage to its workers on Friday, October 4.

The development was made public by the council’s chairman, Hon Ibrahim Salihu Sadiq, in a statement released by his special adviser on media, Abdulmajid Hussaini, Daily Trust reports.

Legit.ng gathers that the chairman said the gesture was to consolidate on the efforts of the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, to strengthen the public service deliver quality and responsive service in the state.

He said: “I must confess that I was encouraged and motivated by the bold step taken by my executive governor, Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai, to fulfill the promise made to workers in the state, which is for the benefit and development of common man in the state.”

Sadiq also gave the assurance that the watchwords of his administration would be equity, justice and transparency.

He urged workers to demonstrate a high level of commitment, steadfastness, and persistence in the discharge of their duties, and promised to improve their general welfare.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the federal government was urged by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) to conclude negotiations for the consequential salary adjustment of the N30, 000 new national minimum wage so that all workers would have a reason to smile at the end of November.

The call was made by the NLC’s vice president, Benjamin Anthony, while speaking on the sideline of the 2019 World Decent Work Day in Abuja on Monday, October 7.

Anthony said national minimum wage is the floor for decent wages; insisting that without decent wages, there can’t be decent work.

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