The governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni, on Thursday, January 16, approved the payment of the new Federal Government's approved minimum wage for workers in the state.
Channels Television reports that the governor made the disclosure at an event which took place at the Yobe state Government House in Damaturu, the state capital.
Speaking on the new improvement, Buni said payment of the new N30,000 minimum wage to workers will commence in January 2020.
The governor also said: “We are determined to revitalise the civil service through good remunerations and emoluments for better results."
“As I am talking to you, we are ready to pay N30,000 minimum wage effective from January 2020,” Buni said.
Governor Buni also said that an 11-man committee had been set up on Monday, 13, to work out modalities to ensure that the new minimum wage was paid to workers.
He also said he had since received the report of the committees on agriculture and education inaugurated to revitalise the sectors.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, has approved the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage for their workers.
It was gathered that starting from the end of January, the salaries of civil servants in Edo state would reflect the new minimum wage of N30,000.
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