Lagos Government promises to pay minimum wage by October
Lagos state government made this confirmation, Following the staged protests by academic/non-staff
unions on Monday,
the Lagos Government promises to pay the new minimum wage to all tertiary institutions with the effect
NSL learned, that all the executive of the unions met with the Lagos State Government Tuesday while
resulted in Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu pledging to commence payment of the new minimum
wage/consequential adjustments to the tertiary institution workers.
A statement released by the Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Education,
Tokunbo Wahab further disclosed the latest development.
“Following a meeting of relevant stakeholders on the agitations for the implementation of the new minimum
wage held on Tuesday 15, 2020,
it is hereby notified that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has affirmed the state government’s commitment to
paying the new minimum wage/consequential adjustments to all staff of all state-owned tertiary institutions
with effect from October, 2020,” the statement read in part.