Minimum Wage: Kano Begins Payment In December, Agrees To Offset Consequential Salary Increment Arrears

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Kano State Government has agreed to commence the payment of the N30,000 minimum wage from December 2019 while arrears of April – November 2019 would be paid in installments over time.

Solacebase recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari on April, 18 signed the new minimum wage bill after the passage by the National Assembly.

A statement issued and signed by Kano State Council Public Relations Officer, Joint Public Service Negotiation Council (JNC) Comrade Magaji Muhammad Inuwa and obtained by Solacebase on Sunday said the agreement of the consequential salary increment arising from the N30,000 national minimum wage was signed by representatives of the state government and the workers representatives on Thursday 19th December.

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The statement appreciated the state government for agreeing to commence the payment of the minimum wage this month and the arrears with effect from April.

It appealed to workers to rededicate themselves to the service to reciprocate the gesture so as to improve service delivery.

The list below are the state government representatives and workers representatives at the agreement signing with the percentage of increment to each carde.

 Government side

  1. DR. Kabiru Shehu – Head of Service
  2. Abba Wada Waziri – Perm. Secretary Establishment / OHCs
  3. Ali Sani Fane – Perm. Secretary Salary & Wages /OHCs
  4. Salisu M. Gabasawa – Perm. Secretary Civil Service Commission
  5. Abba Ladan Kailani – Perm. Secretary Min. for Local Government
  6. Balarabe Hassan Karaye – Perm. Secretary Min, of Planning and Budget
  7. Zakari Sadiq Buda – Perm. Secretary Ministry of Finance
  8. Amina Yusuf Yargaya – Perm. Secretary Ministry of Justice
  9. Amina Inuwa Sa’id – Auditor General (State)
  10. Muhammad Tukur Jalal – Director Establishment OHCS
  11. Musa N. Karefa – Director Salary and Wages OHCS

LABOUR SIDE

1.Com. Hashim A. Saleh – Chairman JNC

2.Com. Kabiru Ado Minjibir – Chairman NLC

3. Com. Mansur Isah Adamu – Chairman TPC

4. Com. Musa Ibrahim Ahmad- Secretary JNC

The table is as follows :

 CATEGORY 1

CONPSSS

GL 01 – 06      70%

GL    07     30%

GL    08    18%

GL    09    14%

GL 10 – 14    12%

GL 15 – 17   8%

 CATEGORY 2

CONMESS

CM 01 – 04     5%

CM 05 – 07     4%

CONHESS

CH 01 – 04 29%

CH     05    22%

CH     06    14%

CH     07    9%

CH     08    7%

CH     09    6%

CH 10 – 11    5%

CH 12 – 15    4%

CATEGORY 3

CONPCASS

CONP  01           6%

CONP 02 – 06  5%

CONP 07 – 09  4%

CONTEDISS

CONT     01     25.31%

CONT     02    25%

CONT    03    24%

C0NT    04    21%

CONT  05    17%

CONT  06    10%

CONT  07    6%

C0NT  08  – 12    5%

CONT  13 – 15    4%

 CATEGORY 4

CONJUSS

GL 01 – 05  63%

GL     06     50%

GL     07    23%

GL    08    16%

GL     09     14%

GL     10    11%

GL    12    10%

GL    13    9%

GL     14    8%

GL 15 – 17     6%