Good news for civil servants and workers.
The Senate has finally approved the sum of N30,000 as the new national minimum wage.
The pleasant development came after the submission of the report of the ad-hoc committee on new minimum wage headed by Senator Francis Alimikhena this morning Tuesday March 19th.
Consequently, The upper chamber requested supplementary budget to cover the new wage structure for consideration from the Federal Government for approval.
Speaking after passing the minimum wage bill into law, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, said
The new minimum wage was agreed upon after several negotiation between the FG and the NLC during the months before the match elections.
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