BREAKING: Kwara Governor, Abdurahaman Approves New Minimum Wage

By Rafiu Ajakaiye

The Governor of Kwara state, Malam Abdulrazak Abdulrahaman has approved the new minimum wage for Kwara workers.

He also lifted embargo on annual salary increment, promotion and conversion.

The governor made this to know on his official Twitter page..

Read below..

“I’m delighted to announce that the implementation of the new minimum wage for Kwara workers will commence on November 1, 2020.

This follows the perusal of the recommendations of Govt./Labour Committee that we set up to work out the modalities for resolving all workers’ welfare-related issues.

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Additionally, we’ve lifted the ban on Annual Salary Increment which was done in 2012. Embargo on promotions & conversions is also lifted with immediate effect. This is in fulfilment our Administration’s pledge to give the welfare of our workers the deserved attention.

I appreciate Labour Leaders & the entire workforce in Kwara, who are our allies in the race to deliver stellar services to our people, for their selflessness, understanding, perseverance & love for State.

You’re the reasons why, in spite of the economic storms, Kwara still remains strong & outstanding in the comity of States.

We all know that Kwara is passing through the valley of economic challenges & we’ve proved every inch of the way that we’re stronger than the storm. I therefore appeal to our workers to recipocrate our gestures by ensuring increased productivity & efficient service delivery.

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