The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that his administration would commence payment of N35,000 minimum wage from November.
The decision was taken after series of meetings and discussions between the Lagos State Joint Public Service Negotiating Council (JNC), Lagos State Government, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Friday.
Comrade Rasaq Adio Falade, State Chairman of JNC, further disclosed to newsmen that necessary terms of settlement and agreement were reached at the meeting.
According to Falade, the payment of the New Minimum Wage at the consequential adjustment rates shall commence in Lagos State in the November, 2019 salary cycle.
“The New Minimum Wage Act came into effect on the 18th April, 2019 as such, it was agreed that payment of the six and half months arrears shall be be made and concluded by the first quarter of year 2020,” he said.