Minimum Wage: Tripartite Committee Submits N30,000 Proposal to Buhari

The Tripartite Committee on Review of National Minimum Wage has recommended N30,000 as the new minimum wage for workers in the country.

The committee made the recommendation in its report submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday evening.

President Buhari received the report from the chairman of the committee and a former Head of Service of the Federation, Ms Ama Pepple, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

Tripartite committee chairperson, Ama Pepple, submits report to Buhari. Image; Channels

The president thanked the members of the committee for their efforts and promised to send an executive bill to the National Assembly for approval.

“On behalf of all Nigerians today, I want to thank you for your commitment and sacrifice in getting us to where we are today,” President Buhari said.

He added, “In the past few days, I have been receiving regular updates on your deliberations.

“And today, I am pleased that you have completed your work in a peaceful and non-confrontational manner. The entire nation is grateful to you all.”

The President, however, warned workers in the country against allowing themselves to be used as a bulwark.

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