Edo governor, GODWIN OBASEKI, announces a raise of workers’ minimum wage to N70,000

Monday, April 29, 2024
 – Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has increased the minimum wage of workers in the state civil service to N70,000, beginning from May 1, 2024.

Obaseki announced this on Monday at the commissioning of the Labour House, built for the organized labour in the state.

The house was named after a former governor of the state, Adams Oshiomho

Obaseki said his administration would increase the new minimum wage for the state’s workers from N40,000 to N70,000.

He also promised to increase the monthly salary of workers to over N70,000 if the Federal Government approved a new minimum wage for its workers.

According to him, the details of the new minimum wage would be made known to the public during the celebration of this year’s Workers Day on Wednesday, May 1.

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