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[BREAKING] #NASS approves N30k for minimum wage

[BREAKING] #NASS approves N30k for minimum wage
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[BREAKING] #NASS approves N30k for minimum wage

Following the struggle by the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, to have their minimum wage increased, the Nigerian Senate, Tuesday approved the payment of N30,000 as the new minimum wage to be paid to workers.

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The Bill, which was laid and presented by Senator Francis Alimikhena, sets the new minimum wage at N30,000.

Speaking on the passage of the Bill, President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki said:

“Let me join our colleagues to commend the efforts of the committee. More importantly, let me commend the patience of Nigerian workers and the leadership of the Labour Union, who have over the years been calling for this minimum wage and have carried their efforts responsibly.

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“I want to commend the leaders of the organisations of the union. Let me also state that as government, we should ensure that at times like these, we should not wait for there to be strikes to do what is truly deserving for our workers.

“I hope that with this minimum wage our workers will double their efforts to increase their productivity, so that we can also improve the general productivity of the country. It is my hope that the implementation of this will start immediately,” the Senate President said.

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