Jigawa to commence payment in December


The Jigawa Government said it would commence paying the N30,000 minimum wage to its workers in the December.

Gov. Muhammad Badaru Abubakar gave the assurance after signing the minimum wage payment agreement in Dutse on Wednesday.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the agreement was signed by the state government, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Joint Public Service Negotiation Council (JNC).

The state Deputy Governor, Alhaji Umar Namadi, signed on behalf of the state governor, while Messrs Sunusi Alhassan and Hassan Auwalu, the NLC and NJC Chairmen, respectively, signed for the unions.

“We arrived at this juncture today after open and transparent deliberations by all stakeholders.

“I, therefore, commend them for working tirelessly to ensure the success of this move.

“I also want to assure you that we will continue to pay salary on the 25th of every month as we have been doing in the last four years.

“I also salute the NLC for understanding our situation…



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