Breaking: Gov Masari inaugurate New Minimum Wage Negotiating C’ttee
Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has inaugurated the Katsina state Negotiating committee on National Minimum wage under the leadership of the secretary to the government of the state, Dr Mustapha Muhammad Inuwa.
Addressing a gathering at government house council chambers, Governor Aminu Bello Masari requested the appointee and members of the Negotiating committee to discharge their duties with the fear of the Almighty Allah for the benefit of the people in the State.
He asked members of the Negotiating committee on minimum wage to submit a report in the next three weeks.
He asked them to make sure they make recommendations in accordance with the resources available to the State.
He said cognisance must be made to the fact that the total workforce in the state and local governments including political office holders are not more than 100,000 against the over 7 and a half million people in the state.
Governor Aminu Masari requested them to coopt more people and visit states that have already completed payment of the new minimum wage to design that of Katsina State.
Other members of the Negotiating committee include the chief of staff, the head of the civil service, a member of the state house of assembly, the special Adviser on labour, the special Adviser on human resources, the chairman of the local government service commission, the state auditor general, the local government auditor general, accountant general, the Nigeria union of journalist chairman among others.
In an acceptance speech, the chairman of the committee and secretary to the government of katsina state,Dr Mustapha Muhammad Inuwa assured that they would discharge their duties creditably.
Hassan Muhammad Tukur
Government House Press Centre Katsina.