PRESIDENCY FORWARDS NEW MINIMUM WAGE BILL TO NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that necessary machinery was being put in place to transmit an Executive Bill to the National Assembly on the 30,000 naira new minimum wage package negotiated by a tripartite committee comprising government and labor.

President Buhari said as the Executive arm begins its review of the submission, the government would continue to engage labor in closing any open areas presented in the report.

Report of the National Minimum Wage Committee presented to President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari also urged workers not to allow themselves to be used as “political weapons” said his administration was not only committed to workers’ welfare but also working to create a diversified and inclusive economy.

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