As the 2018 Christmas celebration approached the Workers of Enugu State has confirmed receipt of the 13th-month salary as 2018 Christmas bonus from the Governor of the State.
The Chairman of Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, Enugu State Council, Comrade Igbokwe Chukwuma Igbokwe has confirmed the kind gesture from Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuany to the workers.
The State labour leader had in a letter issued to Gov. Ugwuanyi, which was cosigned by his secretary, Comrade Benneth Asogwa, appreciated the governor’s “magnanimity for the approval and payment of the 13th-month salary (Christmas bonus) to the civil servants and workers of the state-owned parastatals in Enugu State”.
The Congress noted that the governor’s kind gesture towards the civil/public servants of the state has “demonstrated your continuous love for the workers of Enugu State by putting smiles on their faces in this Christmas season”.
Although it’s on record that Enugu State is one of the State in the Country that has not fully implemented the 18,000 minimum wage to his workers and one of the lowest paid workers in the country, though the payment of salary has been regular and on time.