- The Borno state government sets up committee on the implementation of the national minimum wage and consequential salary adjustment
- The government’s side of the committee is to be headed by Kaka Shehu, the commissioner for Justice, while Inuwa Yusuf, the chairman, medical and health workers union of Nigeria will lead the labour side of the committee
- Governor Babagana Zulum relieves the state Head of Service (HOS), Mohammed Hassan, of his appointment
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has approved the constitution of a committee on the implementation of the national minimum wage and consequential salary adjustment.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor disclosed on Tuesday, November 26, that the government’s side would be headed by Kaka Shehu, the commissioner for Justice, while Inuwa Yusuf, the chairman, medical and health workers union of Nigeria (MHWUN) would lead the labour side of the committee.
He explained that the Head of Service (HOS) would serve as co-chairman to be assisted by nine other members on the government side.
He listed the members to include the commissioner for finance, budget and planning, the state auditor general and permanent secretary, ministry of budget and planning.
The Borno state governor also relieved the state Head of Service (HOS), Mohammed Hassan, of his appointment.
Alhaji Usman Shuwa, the secretary to the state government (SSG), made the disclosure in a statement on Tuesday in Maiduguri.
Shuwa said governor also approved the appointment of Simon Malgwi, as the new HOS, adding that the appointment was with immediate effect.
“Gov. Babagana Zulum has relieved Mohammed Hassan of his appointment as the HOS with immediate effect.
“He has accordingly approved the appointment of Barrister Simon Malgwi, as the new HOS,” he said.
Shuwa added that until his appointment, Malgwi was the Solicitor General and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education.
Meanwhile, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), has pleaded with the governors elected under the party to implement the N30,000 new minimum wage and the consequential adjustments.
The Nation reports that Oshiomhole made the plea on Monday, November 25, in Jos at the federal government/Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) parley.
Legit.ng gathered that the former governor of Edo state noted that the payment would make the progressive governors to set a pace for other governors in the country.
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