The governments of Kano, Zamfara, Kwara, Rivers, Kogi and Edo States have agreed to pay the new minimum wage of thirty thousand naira.

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje said in Kano that  his administration has given priority to the welfare of civil servants in the state, and why it is not owning its workers.

Governor Abdul Aziz Yari Abubakar Zamfara State said under his watch, the government would do everything possible to ensure the welfare of workers in the state does not suffer.

Also the Osun State government said it will await guidelines on payment of the thirty thousand naira. It added that it is already a law the state will only wait for the implementation guidelines.

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State said his administration is also prepared for the payment of the new minimum wage.

A similar committee was set up by the Kogi State government,  and the government says  laws are made to be obeyed and they are sure the Federal Government will make it convenient for states to pay the new minimum wage.