The Lagos State Government led by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has promised to pay the new minimum wage to all tertiary institutions in the State with the new payment to take effect starting from October 2020.
Some unions of tertiary institutions in the state on Monday, September 14 staged a protest.
The executives of the unions met with State Government on Tuesday, September 15.
A statement released by the state government by the Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Education, Tokunbo Wahab, said Governo Sanwo-Olu has made a pledge to commence the payment of the new minimum wage/consequential adjustments to the tertiary institution workers.
“Following a meeting of relevant stakeholders on the agitations for the implementation of the new minimum wage held on Tuesday 15, 2020, it is hereby notified that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has affirmed the state government’s commitment to paying the new minimum wage/consequential adjustments to all staff of all state-owned tertiary institutions with effect from October 2020.
“Government, therefore, expects that normalcy is sustained as we collectively strive to ensure a guaranteed future for our students and the institutions,” the statement read in part.
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