President Buhari inaugurates minimum wage implementation committee

Members of the committee include the ministers of labour and employment, finance, health, education and budget and national planning.

Others are the attorney general of the federation and minister of justice, director general, budget office, secretary of the federal judicial service commission, secretary, National Assembly Service Commission and chairman, National Salaries, Income, and Wages Commission, who will serve as the committee secretary.

According to Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, he said there are still processes and procedures to be carried out before the implementation of the wage even though it has been signed into law.

Although he did not state when the payment would commence, Ngige said that arrears would be paid anytime implementation of the new wage commenced.

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