vostvnaija.com reports that true to his promise of a minimum wage increase in Edo, His Excellency Mr Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki has confirmed his readiness to pay the new Minimum wage starting from today, 26th May, 2022.
This is coming at a time other states are struggling to pay the old N30,000 minimum wage.
Governor Godwin Obaseki at an event confirmed the implementation of the new N40,000 minimum wage.
He stated yesterday, “I’m paying salaries, the new minimum wage tomorrow (26th May, 2022).”
Recall that on Labour day celebration, the Governor promised Edo workers of the increase. ikosamede.com reported that the announcement drew thunderous applause from Edo workers. The gesture has also warmed the hearts of Edo people. They noted that worker’s welfare takes great priority in the Governor’s administration.
The Governor also promised to construct the popular Temboga Road as well as complete Labour House during the Labour day celebration. Going by the fact that the governor only promises what he can fulfill, we are certain those too will be fulfilled.