Nigerian Banks Give More Money to Workers
Life in Nigeria is getting more expensive. As prices rise and gas becomes less affordable, banks are trying to help their workers. Big banks, such as Zenith Bank, Wema Bank, and GTBank, are starting to pay their staff more.
This is to help their workers deal with the money problems in Nigeria.
1. Wema Bank Increases Worker Pay
Recently, Wema Bank chose to pay its workers more money. This is to help them with the extra cost from the government stopping fuel help. After this, GTBank also started paying their cleaners and drivers more. Now, cleaners at GTBank earn N70,000 and drivers earn N120,000.
2. GTBank Looks Out for Its Workers and Banking Business
The main company of GTBank, Guaranty Holding Company, has always stated that they want more than just to earn money. The bank believes that paying their staff more will benefit everyone in the banking industry. Starting from July 1, 2023, cleaners now earn between N70,000 and N80,000 and drivers earn between N140,000 and N150,000.
3. Zenith Bank Pays All Workers More
Zenith Bank chose to handle the money problems by giving all its workers more pay. The new pay setup gives more money to both contract and permanent workers. Now, drivers earn about N120,000 and cleaners earn around N80,000.
4. UBA Aims to Help Its Workers with Living Costs
United Bank for Africa (UBA) has shown they care for their workers. The bank’s leaders decided to adjust the worker pay to help with the increasing cost of living. This shows that UBA is a caring employer that wants to help its workers with the money problems.
5. The Effect of Stopping Fuel Help on Nigerians
Stopping fuel help has made life costlier for Nigerians. Basic needs like food and transport are now more expensive. Workers now have to spend more to travel, causing all jobs in Nigeria to require more pay.
6. Fidelity Bank Adds Bonuses
Fidelity Bank is also trying to ease the pressure on its workers. The bank is giving bonuses to help its workers deal with the money problems.
7. Ecobank Pays Most in Nigeria
According to a 2022 report, Ecobank is the bank that gives its workers the most money in Nigeria. In the first quarter of 2023, the bank spent N54.83 billion on worker pay and care. This is 16.9% more than it spent the year before.
8. Other Banks Also Pay More to Workers
Other big banks, like Access Holdings, UBA, First Bank, and Stanbic IBTC, also started spending more on their workers. This shows they are trying to help their workers during these money problems.
In summary, Nigerian banks are doing their part to help their workers during these tough times. They are setting a good example for other businesses to follow. As Nigeria continues to have money problems, it’s important for businesses to look after their workers.