The Kogi State Government has restated its commitment to implement the N30, 000 new minimum wage for its workers very soon and also sustain enhanced welfare packages for its civil servants to increase their productivity on the job.
This was disclosed by the State Head of Service, Hannah Odiyo, while declaring open, a one-day workshop organised by the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, Kogi Chapter, for its members on Wednesday in Lokoja.
“As Civil Servants you must strive to complement government’s efforts to enhance your well-being by keying into investments that will better your living as well as plan for your retirement in future,” she said.
Odiyo assured that the state government will sustain regular payment of salaries and pensions currently being enjoyed by its workers to better their living conditions, adding that re-training of staff will continue to receive top priority.
She further disclosed that the state government had begun empowering workers on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) so as to motivate them to meet up with the modern realty in the discharge of their duties.