Zamfara: Committee presents report on minimum wage to Gov. Matawalle

ZAMFARA, Nigeria – A committee constituted by Zamfara State Government to look into the issue of N30,OOO minimum wage for the state civil servants has officially presented its report to Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle.

The report was presented to the governor at the Government House in Gusau, Zamfara State capital on Tuesday.

Presenting the report formerly to the governor, the chairman of the committee and former Minister of Finance, Hon. Bashir Yuguda Gusau, said that regretted that the committee wasted time before presenting the report due to unforeseen circumstances.

According to him, members of the committee applied all sense of commitment to ensure that all grey areas were addressed.

“We have worked very seriously to ensure justice and harmony in the civil service and we divided ourselves into sub committees which every member put in his best.”

Receiving the report, Governor Matawalle explained that one of his cardinal points was to improve the welfare of the civil servants in the state.

He noted that not just Zamfara State alone, the entire country is facing financial challenges.

Matawalle assured that his administration would look into the report and do a way to implement the N30,000 minimum wage that has been approved by the federal government.

Our correspondent reports that the handing over ceremony was witnessed by the organized labor leaders in the state such as the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC).

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