FG set New minimu wage. The Federal government of Nigeria has set a new minimum wage for Nigerian workers. A National Tripartite Committee set up by the president will decide the new minimum wage for the Nigeria when they finalize their finding. President Buhari is set to give Nigerian workers better package this year. The new minimum will be decided before the third quarter of 2018.
FG sets New minimu wage
The punch news report that the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has said President Muhammadu Buhari is desirous to give Nigerian workers an enhanced pay package this year. He said the thinking of the Federal Government was to approve a minimum wage that would be acceptable to all stakeholders.
Ngige said he would not reveal that , but that he would rather table it before the committee and back it up “with productivity indices.” The good news is that a new minimum wage will soon be decided and approved by the state government.