Jigawa pensioners demand N20,000 minimum pension

Fri Dec 6th, 2019 - Jigawa

The Jigawa State Council of Pensioners has demanded a minimum pension of N20,000 for its members as the state government approved the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage for its workers.

The demand is contained in a statement issued by Mr Abdullahi Tsoho, the council’s chairman, in Dutse on Friday.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa, had on Dec. 4, announced his administration’s readiness to commence payment of the N30,000 minimum wage to its workers in December.




source: Guardian