Daily Trust (Abuja)

14 March 2012

Nigeria: Wamakko Approves Implementation of New Minimum Wage

Sokoto — Governor Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto State has approved the implementation of the N18,000 minimum wage with effect from this month. Wamakko had during his swearing in ceremony weeks ago, pledged to commence the implementation of the new minimum wage this month.

A statement by the state's Head of Service, Alhaji Abdullahi Wali yesterday said the governor has directed the state's Ministry of Finance to commence implementation.

"The same gesture will be extended to civil servants working in local government council's and local government education authority immediately the verification of their workforce is completed," the statement read.

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