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Plateau Govt poised to actualize N30 thousand Minimum Wage

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos

The Plateau State Government has assured that it would continue to do its best in meeting-up to expectations of the workers, especially now that the government has concluded negotiations on the 30 thousand naira Minimum Wage and consequential adjustments.

The State Governor, Simon Lalong, made this assertion when was speaking at the Rwang Pam Stadium in Jos, to mark the International Workers’ Day.

The governor said he was glad that his administration has continued to foster a harmonious working relationship with Labour.

He directed the Head of Service to convene a meeting with the Joint Negotiating Council next week for the signing of the final agreement.

Speaking earlier, the NLC Chairman, Comrade Eugene Manji, and his TUC counterpart, Comrade Titus Mallo, said workers in Plateau State are “very happy with the governor” for his friendly disposition and efforts to improve the welfare of workers not only through salary payments but also payment of pensions and other entitlements.

They appealed to the government to look into the issue of Hill Station Hotel and ASTC whose employees have been having challenges with accessing their pending salary arrears.

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