May Day: Edo State Increase Minimum Wage From N30,000 To N40,000
Fred Omotara, Lagos
The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki on Sunday announced that the State has increased minimum wage from N30,000 to N40,000.
The Governor announced this in Benin City during a ceremony put together to celebrate the State workers as part of the Workers Day anniversary celebration.
According to the Governor, while reiterating this on his official Twitter handle, “I announced that we have reviewed the minimum wage for Edo workers from N30,000 to N40,000 a month.
“Although we would have loved to pay more, we hope that this little adjustment will enable us to cushion the impact of the inflation that we are faced with.
“To our workers; your welfare is our number one priority. As a government, we are prepared to make the sacrifices, so that our workers can live a better life. Happy Workers’ Day