The Executive Governor Of Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki, reached out to his people amidst their tribulation in the wake of the drastic announcement of the removal of fuel subsidy by the former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
In a statement, he highlighted that his Government shares in the pain of his people, and he rolled out measures taken to ease their pain.
Some of these measures include the Increase of minimum wage from the recently revised N30,000 to N40,000, which is the highest in the Country.
This he had done before this recent spite of hardship inflicted by another APC administration.
The Edo Government has also decided to revise the working days of Civil/Public servants from 5 to 3 working days, the first State to adopt ‘remote work’ as a means to better the imminent transportation woes of the people.
His EdoBEST@Home initiative is finalizing plans to create more virtual classrooms to reduce commuting costs for parents, teachers, and pupils, with details to be communicated by SUBEB in the coming hours.
”While government intensifies these efforts to alleviate the burden of the fuel price increase on the people during this very challenging period, we want to call on everyone to remain calm and go about their daily businesses lawfully”, Governor Godwin Obaseki said in his press release.