How COVID-19 Criples Salary, Minimum Wage Payment in Adamawa

AREWA AGENDA – The Adamawa State Government has said that it will not be able to pay its workers March salary due to the economic effect of the nobel COVID-19 pandemic.

This is contained in a statement by the governor’s Director of Communication and Media, Mr Solomon Kumangar.

The statement also revealed that the situation has equally affected the consequential adjustment of the national minimum wage agreed upon and duly signed with the joint trade unions.

It however assured citizens that the state government is committed to paying up arrears as soon as the economic situation of the state improve, pointing out that;

“It should be noted that the government decided on this and other cost-saving measures to enable it to undertake basic services.

“Finally, the government assures that the welfare of the workforce remains paramount and the centrepiece of Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri’s cardinal agenda,” the statement said.

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