Adamawa State school teachers under the auspices of Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), has said that they expect the newly elected governor on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmadu Fintiri to fulfil his electoral promise by paying N32,000 as minimum wage to workers in the state.
Chairman of the state chapter of NUT, Rodney Nathan, commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing into law the N30,000 new National Minimum Wage for workers and said that the state workers are looking forward to receiving N32,000 as minimum wage.
Rodney Nathan said that Fintiri, being a man of his words, would not renege on his promise even as he acknowledged that the new national minimum wage would go a long way in improving the standards of living of a Nigerian worker..
The union leadership advised the incoming administration to address some of the challenges faced by the teachers in the state.
He mentioned lack of implementation of promotion, upgrade of teachers, transport leave grants, among others as some of the major challenges facing teachers in the state.