Lagos State Government Promises To Pay The New Minimum Wage

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.  Sanwo-Olu Vows To Pay Minimum Wage

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. Lagos State Governor, Sanwo-Olu

“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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