Presidency denies approving N30,000 as new minimum wage

The Presidency has denied the news making the rounds on various social media platforms, that President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed N30, 000 as the new minimum wage proposed by the Nigeria Labour Congress ( NLC) .

The Tripartite Committee on the Review of National Minimum Wage led by the committee’s chairman, Ama Pepple, presented the report from the meeting to the President on Tuesday in Abuja.

According to reports, a source in the Presidency, who claimed anonymous, said there was no time at the meeting when President Buhari endorsed the new minimum wage.

The source added that President Buhari only expressed his commitment to ensuring the implementation of a new National Minimum Wage.

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Source: Vanguard Newspaper

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