The Kaduna State Government has made it known that the implementation of the new minimum wage will commence from September 1st, 2019.
This was disclosed on Monday, 26th of August by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communications, Mr. Muyiwa Adeleye
Mr. Adeleye made this statement at the conclusion of State Executive Council meeting, which was headed by to the Deputy governor, Mrs Hadiza Balarabe.
Adekeye explained that the Council approved that payment of the new national minimum wage and consequential adjustments to civil servants should begin from September.
He. Also added that the approval was part of the commitment of the Nasir El-Rufai administration to strengthening public service and its capacity to deliver quality and responsive service.
He noted that paying the new national minimum wage and consequential adjustments would increase the wage bill of the State Government by 33.
The governor’s aide added that the development would increase the gross monthly salary outlay from N2.827billion to N3.759billion.
According to the new wage structure, the lowest – paid workers in the Kaduna State Civil Service will enjoy increments of as much as 67% while middle -ranking officers from Grade 10 to 14 were awarded increments of 60%.
The state government also confirmed the approval of the N30,000 minimum wage in a statement released today.