In Kwara, no govt worker earns below N30,000 any longer – Finance Ministry


The Kwara State Government has disclosed that no government worker earns below N30,000 minimum wage any longer.

The disclosure was made in a statement from the Ministry of Finance signed by Press Secretary Daibu Abubakar today.

His statement also implied that the case applies to both state and local government workers from Grade Level 1 to 8.

The Ministry also hinted of a decline in the federal allocation for the month of March, with the sum of N3,280,571,173:55 confirmed received.

The total inflow for the month of March is lower than the one for February which was N3,579,792,341:91, the statement added.

The dip in the monthly allocation also affected the 16 local government areas as they got a total inflow of N2,003,444,477:39, as against the total inflow of N2,419,090,836:31 received in February.

The Ravens NG reports that with the drop in the allocation, the LGAs now require a support of N110,721,693:89 from the state government to be able to pay 100 percent salary at N30,000 minimum wage (for GL01-08) alongside their other first line charges for the month of March.


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