Gombe State Government has said that it would pay workers N56,000 minimum wage if the federal government implements the decision.
The Governor of the state represented by his deputy Charles Iliya made the assertment yesterday to mark Workers Day Celebration in the state.
“As soon as the Federal Government approves the new minimum wage, our administration will implement it within the limit of our resources ”
“Our administration accords top priority to the welfare of civil servants whose selfless service contributed immensely to the socio-economy development of our dear state, ” the statement read.
The state NLC chairman, however appealed to the federal government to approve the new minimum wage submitted by house technical committee.