Payment of new wage sacrosanct, says Imo government
The Imo State Government has restated its commitment to implement the new N30, 000 minimum wage as approved by the Federal Government.
Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mark Uchendu, stated this during the inauguration of the Committee on Implementation of National Minimum Wage in Owerri yesterday.
Uchendu said as part of its terms of reference, the committee would determine the new Civil Servant Salary Scale and work out modalities for immediate implementation of the new pay in the state.
Speaking to The Guardian after the inauguration, he said: We have just inaugurated a committee that will work out modalities for the implementation of the new minimum wage.
Responding, Chairman of the Committee and Commissioner for Labour, Empowerment and Poverty Alleviation, Blessing Nwaemerenini, assured that the committee would live up to its expectations in the overall interest of Imo workers.