The Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Sule, has promised to commence the process for the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage in the state.
Sule stated this at a two-day retreat for political appointees in the state on Wednesday in Akwanga, Akwanga Local Government Area of the state.
The governor in a statement stated that the state has reached an agreement for the workers on grade levels 7 to 17, and will soon commence the process for the implementation.
The Nasarawa Governor stated that the ‘N30,000 minimum wage is a law in the country that must be obeyed, hence the need for him to obey.
“We will engage the organized labour in the state on the consequential adjustment for levels 7 to 17 civil servants as soon as we get the temple from the relevant organs of the Federal Government.”
“But the adjustment will be determined by our allocation from the Federation Account and accrual from the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).”
He stated that the state would be open to the unions and public in their transaction so that they would agree on the adjustment base on its financial capacity.
Sule also promised that he will be transparent in running the state and assured that he would deliver on his campaign promises.