COVID-19: Gombe govt suspends N30,000 minimum wage

By Tribune Online

March 28, 2020

The Gombe State government has suspended payment of the N30,000 minimum wage following dwindling finances due to the effect of COVID-19 pandemic on the economy.

The State Deputy Governor, Mr Manassah Jatau, said at a press briefing on Saturday in Gombe, that the decision was taken after consultation with the standing committee on minimum wage and relevant stakeholders.

According to him, the new minimum wage suspension is with effect from March 2020.

“The minimum wage increment and its consequential adjustments adopted by the state has been suspended until when the economy of the state improves.

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