Borno govt implements new minimum wage

by on January 25, 2020

Borno State Chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Friday confirmed that the state workers have mostly received their salaries for January 2020 with a new minimum wage of increase implemented by Governor Babagana Umara Zulum.

The Chairman of the NLC, Comrade Bulama Abiso gave the confirmation in a message yesterday personally conveyed to the governor’s media team for the purpose of dissemination.

”Borno state government under the able leadership of Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum has commenced implementation of a new minimum wage of 30,000 for workers and its consequential adjustments. The organized labour in Borno state appreciates the Governor for keeping to his pledge to make workers welfare as part of his priority. We urge all civil servants to reciprocate by re-dedicating themselves to duty” the NLC chairman wrote.

Abiso assured that although the NLC is yet to receive any complaint, it ready to raise concerns with the government in the event any worker fails to see the reflection of the minimum wage in the salaries received for January.

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The NLC however appealed to Governor Zulum to extend the implementation to local government and local education authorities.

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