Osun State Approves New Minimum Wage, Lifts Embargo On Promotion
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Osun State Approves New Minimum Wage, Lifts Embargo On Promotion

Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, has approved the implementation of N30 , 000 minimum wage for workers in Osun State .

He said that the implementation takes effect from November 1 .

The governor made this known in a series of tweets on Friday, adding that the embargo on promotions and conversions has also been lifted 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 ’ ve lifted the ban on Annual Salary Increment which was done in 2012 . Embargo on promotions & 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 .

“ 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 & love for State .

“ You ’ re the reasons why , in spite of the economic storms , Osun still remains strong & outstanding in the comity of States .

“ We all know that Osun is passing through the valley of economic challenges & we ’ ve proved every inch of the way that we ’ re stronger than the storm . I , therefore , appeal to our workers to recipocrate our gestures by ensuring increased productivity and efficient service delivery . ”