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Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello Photo: Kogireporters

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has assured that his government will pay the new minimum wage of N30,000, Concise News understands.

This news medium had reported that President Muhammadu Buhari recently signed the minimum wage bill into law.

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Speaking through Jide Orintunsin, his Media and Publicity Coordinator, Bello said: ”It will be recalled that the state workforce had a 25 per cent salary increase recently.

“This has placed the state higher than the former minimum wage.

“Governor Sani Bello, early this year, had assured the state workforce of the new minimum wage at a special session he had with organised labour recently.

“He is committed to ensuring the welfare of the state workforce.”