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BREAKING: Obaseki raises minimum wage to N70,000 for Edo workers

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo State has announced an increment in the minimum wage being paid by the state government.

Godwin Obaseki, Governor of Edo State
Godwin Obaseki, Governor of Edo State

Benin, Nigeria

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo State has announced an increment in the minimum wage being paid by the state government.

According to the information posted on the government’s official X handle, Obaseki increased the minimum wage in the state from N30,000 to N70,000.

“Gov Obaseki Increases Minimum Wage to N70,000 in Edo, Commissions Labour House, Names It After Comrade Adams Oshiomhole,” the government posted.

“The Governor made this declaration while commissioning the Labour House which is second to none, and regarded as the most magnificent Labour House in Nigeria, built by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration, and named after a foremost labour unionist in the country who hails from Edo State, Comrade Sen. Adams Aliu Oshiomhole. 

“The minimum wage increase is to take effect from May 1, 2024”.

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