Ibrahim Dankwambo, governor of Gombe state, has assured civil servants in the state of his willingness to implement the proposed N56,000 national minimum wage only if the federal government assents to it.
Dankwambo, represented by his deputy, Charles Iliya, who is also acting Governor, at the workers day celebration in the state said, as soon as the Federal Government approves the new minimum wage, our administration will implement it within the limit of our resources. The governor, while addressing the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, pleaded that supports governments efforts to end the current economic recession affecting the country.
.Our administration accords top priority to the welfare of civil servants whose selfless service contributed immensely to the socio-economy development of our dear state. he said.
By Bright Bassey