Sokoto workers will be receiving the new N30,000 minimum wage from January 2020.
– The order for implementation came from the state governor, Aminu Tambuwal .
– The governor also promised to pay the workers owed backlogs of salaries The governor of Sokoto, Aminu Tambuwal, on Friday, January 10, ordered the immediate commencement of the implementation of the N30,000 new minimum wage to workers in the state.
Tambuwal ordered that the implementation of the new wage to the civil servants should start with the January 2020 salary payment to them. The governor also asked for immediate verification of the workers so as to clear the workforce of ghost workers. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor issued the directives when he received the report of the committee constituted by the state government on the implementation of the new minimum wage and consequential adjustments.