Buhari Endorses N30,000 New National Minimum Wage

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The organised labour unions have called off the planned nationwide industrial action initially scheduled to commence today to press home workers’ demand for a new national minimum wage. The National Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, announced the suspension last night in Abuja at the end of the last meeting of the tripartite committee set up to come up with the new minimum wage. Wabba said the decision to suspend the action was reached after agreements were reached and documents signed.

Buhari Endorses N30,000 New National Minimum Wage

The President gave the approval on Tuesday shortly after the report of the committee was presented to him.
President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the new national minimum wage of N30,000 proposed by the Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage.
The President gave the approval on Tuesday shortly after the report of the committee was presented to him.
While promising to forward new minimum wage bill to National Assembly for action, he urged Nigerian workers against being used as political weapons.