Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie on Tuesday, said that Governor Obaseki had issued a directive for the commencement of payment of the new N30,000 minimum wage to Edo workers.
Governor Obaseki had assured workers in the State of the government’s commitment to paying the new wage in his new year message.
Crusoe, in a statement, said: “The Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration has commenced the payment of the new minimum wage. The payment kicked off officially from January 2020 and workers are expected to notice adjustment in their salaries and wages starting from this month.
“We have made necessary adjustment to our payroll to ensure the full commencement of the new minimum wage. This is in line with our determination for a robust welfare scheme for workers in the state.
“Beginning from January, workers are sure to get their salaries and they should expect to see the adjustments brought about with the implementation of the new minimum wage in the state.”