Sanwo-Olu Approves 70,000 Naira as New Minimum Wage for Lagos State Workers

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has confirmed a significant increase in the minimum wage for Lagos state workers. Addressing the public live at Lagos House, Ikeja, during the presentation of “Eko Cares Initiative” aimed at alleviating economic hardships among Lagosians. Governor Sanwo-Olu revealed that the minimum wage has been raised from 35,000 Naira to 70,000 Naira. He said;

“The civil servant and all public officers in Lagos know that since January, we have continued to pay the wage allowance of a minimum of N35,000 over and above what they were earning before.

“What this means is that people that are earning a minimum of N35,000 or more before are now earning over N70,00. That is what they have been enjoying since January

He added that his administration is committed towards addressing the economic challenges faced by workers in Lagos State, providing them with a more sustainable livelihood and equitable society.

“We are a government to make life better for you. We are a government to provide the succor that is required as well as the security of life and properties and to be an activator to ensure that you can live a decent life,” he added.

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