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Breaking: President Buhari Okays N30,000 Minimum Wage

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Nigeria’s President, Mr Buhari has endorsed the N30, 000 minimum wage proposed by the Nigeria Labour Congress NLC.

Buhari gave the approval for the new salary when he received the report of the Tripartite Committee on the Review of National Minimum Wage at the Presidential Villa, Abuja this evening November 6th. The report was submitted by the committee’s chairman, Amal Pepple.

Buhari has also promised to send a bill to the National Assembly to effect the change from N18,000 to N30,000.

The NLC had planned to go on a nationwide strike today if the Federal government failed to adopt the N30, 000 minimum wage it proposed.

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