PRESS RELEASE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF MINIMUM WAGE
In line with the signing of the new minimum wage legislations, by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR and cognisance of the Kebbi State Government commitment to workers welfare, the Governor of Kebbi State, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, has graciously approved for the immediate payment of minimum wage of N30,000.00 to Kebbi State Civil Servant with effect from September, 2019.
Inspite of the resource constraint, but following due consultation with Hon. House of Assembly, leaders of Labour Unions and relevant government Agencies, the State Government has decided to implement the new Minimum Wage.
Henceforth, no employee of the State Government shall receive less that N30,000.00. Other employees shall also receive, as agreed upon, consequential increase of the allowance in line with the guidelines.
Local Government Councils are encouraged to review their revenue profiles and take steps to implement the New Minimum Wage legislation immediately.
A circular detailing the implementation shall be issued by the Office of the Head of Service.
BABALE UMAR YAURI, mni
Secretary to the State Government.