Government workers in the State of Osun will from November 1, 2020 begin to receive the new minimum wage .
This was following the announcement made by the governor of the state , Adegboyega Oyetola in a series of tweets that he had approved the new minimum wage.
He added that his adminstration had lifted the ban on Annual Salary Increment which was done in 2012, noting that embargo on promotions & conversions had also been lifted with immediate effect.
He tweeted,”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 Govt./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 & 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 & efficient service delivery.”