Kano state Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has stated that the state would move soon to implement the thirty thousand naira minimum wage to civil servants in the state.
Ganduje who spoke during the Workers Day celebration held at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano, added that all necessary arrangements and logistics in implementing the new minimum wage approved by President Muhammadu Buhari have been completed.
While addressing Labour Unions present at the event, the governor said that his administration is working assiduously to enhance the welfare of civil servants in the state.
The governor also explained that in an effort to boost the morale of civil servants, the state government had abolished the dichotomy between degree holders and HND holders working in the state.
In his remark, the chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Kano Chapter, Comrade Kabiru Ado Minjibir applauded the efforts of Kano state government of enhancing the welfare and working condition of civil servants in the state.
He appealed to the state government to implement payment of allowances for workers of state tertiary institution as is applicable to their colleagues in the federal civil service.
Minjibir urged civil servants in the state to reciprocate government gestures by being a commitment to duty, to achieve effective service delivery.
The occasion was graced by labour unions, stakeholders and the general public.