NIMC: Male staff to enjoy paternity leave

Buhari okays 200% pay rise for NIMC staff, new condition of service

Male employees of the agency are now to enjoy paternity leave under the new condition of service approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The president also approved a 200% pay rise and an enhanced condition of service for the staff of the National Identity Management Commission, (NIMC).

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, officially conveyed the approvals to both the Chairman, Governing Board of NIMC, Bello Gwandu, and its Director-General, Aliyu Aziz.

Pantami said the new salary scale was 200% of the total personnel cost of NIMC, which raises the total cost of the agency from about N5.3 billion to N16.7 billion per annum.

He said the achievement was through persistence, determination and most importantly, with the support of the President.

Expressing appreciation to the president for the approval and directive to implement the NIMC Condition of Service and Salary Scale, Pantami explained that it was comprehensive.

According to him, the NIMC plays a critical role that impacts the lives of every Nigerian.

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