The Imo State government says it has approved the payment of N30,000 minimum wage to workers in the State.
A statement signed by Secretary to the State Government, Cosmos Iwu, said Governor Hope Uzodinma approved the new minimum wage.
The statement reads “His Excellency, Senator Hope Uzodinma, Governor of Imo State has approved the payment of N30, 000.00 (thirty thousand naira only) minimum wage to Imo workers.
“The Governor is however, appealing to Imo workers to allow him a little time to effect the necessary consequential differences.
“This request is predicated on the high level of economic meltdown in the country.
“His Excellency appreciates Imo workers for their unalloyed support to his administration and promises to partner with labour for a better Imo State.