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BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu Approves Immediate Payment Of N35,000 Minimum Wage

The payment will take effect from November 1st
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The Lagos state Governor, has on Wednesday approved the implementation of N35,000 minimum wage for workers of the state.

Odunews.com learnt that the payment is expected to take effect immediately.

A circular issued by the Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola on Wednesday said  Sanwo-Olu, in his determination to improve the welfare and wellbeing of public servants in Lagos State, had graciously approved the implementation of the new minimum wage with effect from 1st November, 2019.

The HOS said the salaries for the month of November was being delayed beyond the usual 23rd day cycle in order to adequately process payment of the new minimum wage.

He said government had agreed to pay GL. 01-06=N35,000.09;. GL. 07=30%;  GL. 08-10=25%; GL. 12-14=22.5% and  GL. 15-17=20%.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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