May 20, 2024

Aziegbemi Lauds Gov. Obaseki Over N70,000 New Minimum Wage

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Edo State PDP Chairman, Dr. Tony Aziegbemi and Gov. Godwin Obaseki

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By Simeon OSAJIE

Edo State Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Tony Aziegbemi has lauded Mr. Godwin Obaseki, Executive Governor of Edo State, over N70,000 minimum wage increment of the state civil servants.

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In the letter of appreciation signed by the State Chairman and made available to newsmen, Dr. Aziegbemi believed this bold move demonstrated by Governor Obaseki-led administration’s commitment to improving the welfare and well-being of workers, who are the backbone of the state’s development.

He noted that the timing of this announcement made during the commissioning of the ultramodern Labour House named after Comrade Adams Oshiomole, was particularly fitting.

“It serves as a testament to your government’s dedication to recognizing the contributions and sacrifices of our workers.”

While emphasizing on this significant increase in the minimum wage will undoubtedly have a positive impact on the lives of thousands of workers and their families; enabling them to better meet their basic needs and improve their standard of living, Dr. Aziegbemi added that Governor Obaseki leadership and vision are truly making a difference in the state, and Edo people are grateful for his tireless efforts to create a more equitable and prosperous society.

“Once again, thank you for your unwavering support and commitment to the welfare of workers in our state. We look forward to your continued leadership and innovative initiatives,” he added.

Recalled The9JaTREND has earlier reported that Governor Godwin Obaseki has approved new minimum wage of N70,000.00 for civil servants in the state during the commissioning of the new Labour House at Temboga Road, Ikpoba Slope, Benin City, Edo State capital today Monday, 29th April, 2024.

According to Governor Obaseki, the new wage take effect from May 1st, 2024.

The edifice which is regarded as the most magnificent Labour House in Nigeria, built by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration was named after a foremost labour unionist in the country who hails from the State, Comrade Adams Aliu Oshiomhole.

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