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Kaduna Begins Payment of Minimum Wage in September

Workers on the payroll of the Kaduna State government will have their salaries adjusted beginning from next month, it was learnt on Monday.

This followed the approval given on Monday by the State Executive Council that the payment of the new minimum wage and consequential adjustments to civil servants should start by September 1.

With the development, the least paid worker will go home with N30, 500, being increment of 67 per cent.

Middle-ranking officers from Grade 10 to 14 are to enjoy 60 per cent increase on their salaries.

Monday’s Council meeting, chaired Deputy Governor Hadiza Balarabe stressed the commitment of Governor Nasir El-Rufai to strengthen the public service and its capacity to deliver quality and responsive public service.

The council, according to a statement issued Special Adviser to the Governor on Media & Communication, Muyiwa Adekeye, deliberated on the minimum wage memo and unanimously approved implementation from September.

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