House of Reps approves new Minimum Wage of N30,000

Hon. Yakubu Dogara - Speaker of House of Representatives

The House of Representatives today passed the new National Minimum Wage bill, just after holding its public hearing yesterday.

The members of the green chamber of the National Assembly unanimously approved N30,000 as the new national minimum wage.

President Muhammadu Buhari sent the executive bill to both the House of Representatives and the Senate at the same time on Thursday.

The House of Representatives is expected to forward the bill passed today to the Senate for consideration and concurrence when it resumes plenary after its general elections break that is scheduled to end on February 19.

 

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