Monday, 20 March 2017 23:02

Good News To Government Workers: President Buhari May Soon Increase Minimum Wage To N56,000

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Sen. Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, says that the report of the Technical Committee on Minimum Wage and Palliatives will soon be approved by the president. The Minister of Labour and Employment said President Muhammadu Buhari will soon approve the setting up of a 29-man committee to engage organised labour in negotiating a new national minimum wage for workers.

According to him, the committee’s report will be subjected to the scrutiny of the National Assembly before government’s implementation. Recall that organised labour comprising the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has submitted a N56,000 new national minimum wage request to the government.

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