Zamfara govt to begin N30,000 minimum wage payments June

The Zamfara State Government says it will begin payment of N30,000 minimum wage to its workers in June.

According to NAN, Governor Dauda Lawal stated this during a meeting with the state Chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, in Gusau.

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Lawal said the decision to implement the payment reflects the state government’s commitment to improving workers’ welfare.

He said, “Today, I want to announce to the Zamfara State Labour Union leaders that my government will commence payment of the N30,000 minimum wage in June”.

It was recalled that former president Muhammadu Buhari had in April, 2019 signed the N30,000 minimum wage into law.

However, as of October 2023, about 15 states, including Zamfara, Benue, Kebbi, Kwara, were yet to implement the minimum wage.

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