Cheers Erupt in Rivers State as Governor Fubara Approves Boosts for Local Government Workers

A cross section of officers of NULGE after meeting with Governor Siminalayi Fubara 2

Local government workers in Rivers State are celebrating after Governor Siminalayi Fubara announced a package of measures aimed at significantly improving their working conditions and financial well-being.

These exciting changes include:

  • Immediate promotion for all local government workers, complete with full financial benefits.
  • Implementation of a N30,000 minimum wage for local government employees.
  • Immediate adoption of the N35,000 national wage increase to help offset the impact of fuel subsidy removal.
  • Inclusion of NULGE representatives on the Local Government Pensions Board, ensuring their voices are heard.
  • Implementation of a consolidated salary structure for retiring local government workers, offering them improved financial security.

These announcements were made during a meeting with NULGE leadership and local government officials on February 12th, 2024. They were met with jubilation and appreciation from the affected workers, many of whom had been facing economic challenges.

A cross section of officers of NULGE after meeting with Governor Siminalayi Fubara

Governor Fubara’s actions demonstrate a strong commitment to supporting the public servants who play a vital role in communities across Rivers State. The new measures are expected to have a positive impact on the lives of countless individuals and families, boosting morale and promoting better service delivery.

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