Zamfara implements N30, 000 minimum wage in November 

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The Zamfara State Government has approved the immediate implementation of N30, 000 minimum wage for civil servants.

This is contained in a statement by the Director-General Press Affairs, Office of the Deputy Governor Mr Babangida Umar, in Gusau yesterday. The deputy governor, Hassan Nasiha, made this known while receiving the agreement and copies of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the government and trade unions in the state.

The deputy governor expressed satisfaction with the show of maturity and understanding by the labour unions during the negotiation and engagement with government officials.

He commended the Ambassador Bashir Yuguda-led committee that represented the government in reaching an amicable resolution with the trade unions.

The labour unions, represented by the state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Mr Sani Halilu, thanked the state government for accepting to implement of the new wage for the workers.

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