Workers Salary In Nigeria Latest News
Days into 2020, the Edo government has approved a new minimum wage of N30,000 to workers in the state, a statement from Crusoe Osagie, special adviser on media and communication strategy to Governor Godwin Obaseki, has said.
The government of Abia state has announced plans to join the comity of states paying the new minimum wage earlier agreed with organised labour.
Twenty states of the federation have slashed their 2020 budgets, despite the agreement on the payment of N30,000 minimum wage in 2020, an analysis has indicated.
As promised, the Jigawa state government has commenced payment of the new N30,000 minimum wage to its workers this December and workers have already started receiving alerts.
Governor Udom Emmanuel gave the directive that all workers and pensioners in Akwa Ibom should receive their salary before Wednesday, December 25, so that they will have money to celebrate the Christmas with their families.
Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, December 18 after their meeting, Governors Forum chairman Dr Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti said the financial capabilities of the states varied.