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Few Months To Leave Office, Obaseki Increases Minimum Wage To 70K In Edo State

The government has increased the Minimum Wage from N40,000. To 70,000

The governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki has increased the minimum wage of workers in the state civil service to N70,000, beginning from May 1, 2024.

Governor Obaseki disclosed this on Monday at the commissioning of the Labour House, built for organized labour in the state.

The house was named after a former governor of the state, Adams Oshiomhole.

Obaseki said his administration would increase the new minimum wage for the state’s workers from N40,000 to N70,000.

Edo State Governor also promised to increase the monthly salary of workers to over N70,000 if the Federal Government approved a new minimum wage for its workers.

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According to him, the details of the new wage would be made known to the public during the celebration of this year’s Workers Day on Wednesday, May 1, 2024.

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