FAAC Shortfall: NLC kicks as Kano govt cut workers take-home pay


By Bashir Bello, KANO

Kano State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC has on Thursday kicked against plans by the state government to cut take-home pay of workers for the month of February.

The State Chairman, Kabiru Ado Minjibir while briefing newsmen on its stand on Thursday at the labour house, said it is disassociating itself from the government plan.

Minjibir hinted that the government said it could not pay the N30,000 new minimum wage to Kano State workers as a result of short fall in Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC allocation shared among the states and as a result of that resort to use the April 2021 salary template where some percentage was deducted from state workers pay while Local Government workers were paid the N18,000 minimum wage.

According to him, “We were invited for a meeting with the government under the office of the State Head of Civil Service and precided over by the Head of Service, Barrister Binta Ahmad that the state…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper