Gov Fintiri pledges to pay a minimum wage of N33,000 to local government personnel

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri has promised to pay the N33 minimum wage to local government officials in the state of Adamawa.


Fintiri, at a city hall meeting on Friday to mark the day of democracy, promised that the new minimum wage aims to strengthen the dividends of democracy and governance at the grassroots.

He added that many reforms have been revived, such as the reintroduction of the promotion exam in the office of permanent secretary, to bring sanity among state workers.

He also revealed that, in return for financing Universal Basic Education (UBE), emoluments were paid for the year 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, while the process of accessing the 2020 scholarship was concluded.


The monthly amount of N10.5m is paid for the purchase of didactic and teaching materials for public schools, in accordance with free education for all administration policies led by the PDP.

Construction of more than 300 km of rural roads is underway, in addition to more than 18.3 km of new roads in the state capital, which are in various stages of completion.


Dr Umar Garba-Pella, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, added that the city hall meeting will take place in Mubi and Ganye, respectively.

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