Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State

Governor lifts embargo on promotions, approves N30,000 minimum wage

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

In line with the modalities for resolving all workers’ welfare-related issues and ensure industrial harmony in the state, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has approved the implementation of new N30,000 minimum wage for workers.

The governor, who stated this in a series of tweets via his verified Twitter account Friday, October 30, said the decision takes effect from November 1.

Oyetola as well lifted the embargo on promotions and conversions with immediate effect.

He said: “I’m delighted to announce that the implementation of the new minimum wage for Osun workers will commence on November 1, 2020.

“This follows the perusal of the recommendations of Government/Labour Committee that we set up to work out the modalities for resolving all workers’ welfare-related issues.

“Additionally, we have lifted the ban on annual salary increment which was done in 2012. The embargo on promotions and conversions is also lifted with immediate effect. “This is in fulfilment our administration’s pledge to give the welfare of our workers the deserved attention.”

The governor further noted: “I appreciate Labour leaders and the entire workforce in Osun, who are our allies in the race to deliver stellar services to our people, for their selflessness, understanding, perseverance and love for the state.

“You are the reasons why, in spite of the economic storms, Osun still remained strong and outstanding in the comity of states.

He disclosed that Osun State is passing through the valley of economic challenges, and that his administration has proved every inch of the way that it is stronger than the storm.

“I, therefore, appeal to our workers to reciprocate our gestures by ensuring increased productivity and efficient service delivery,” said Oyetola.

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