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New Minimum wage: Jigawa govt tasks workers on productivity

As the Jigawa State Government set a committee to realise the approval of N30,000 minimum wage, it said workers must be more productive in their various place of work in the state.

The state’s acting Governor, Barr. Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia, stated this, on Wednesday, while delivering his speech during the 133rd May Day celebration held at Aminu Kano Triangle, in Dutse, Jigawa state.

Acting governor of the state explained that the state government as part of its effort to ensure the sustainability of workers welfare has  concluded all arrangement ‎to ensure the implementation of the new minimum wage of N30,000.

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According to him, the fifteen member committee was formed for realignment and harmonisation of Ministries and governmental Parastatals ‎for more efficiency and productivity.

While making his remarks, the Chairman Nigerian Labour Congress ‎Jigawa state chapter comrade Sunusi Alhassan Maigatari commended the state government on its effort to implement the new minimum wages.

Comrade Maigatari also urged present administration to actualize the proposed housing scheme at various locations in the state, adding that government should do all its best to ensure the ‎timely promotion, appointment of LG education secretaries and supporting of diploma holders to attain NCE which is the minimum teaching qualification.