Nasarawa State Reverses Decision To Cut Workers’ Salaries By 35 Percent
Nasarawa State Government has reversed its decision to cut salaries of the state civil servants by 35 percent.
Mr. Joseph Anchor, the state’s Head of Service made the announcement on Wednesday. This was the outcome of the meeting with labour union and the state officials in Lafia the state capital on Wednesday.
“We all agreed to continue the negotiations until a lasting solution is found. However, we have all resolved that government, for now, should suspend further action on the issue at stake, “Mr. Anchor said.
He assured that workers in the state will continue receiving their normal salary without any cut whatsoever.
Mr. Sule Odeh, the State Chairman of labour union when contacted affirmed the state decision to reverse the cut and admonished workers to resume work.
The state chapter of the labour union, on May 16, gave Nasarawa state government 48-hour ultimatum to reverse its decision to cut workers’ salaries by 35 percent or face an industrial action.
Mr. Abdullahi Adeka, the union chapter chairman issued the ultimatum to the state.