June 21, 2018

Minimum Wage: Shehu Sani urges FG to fulfill promise (Independent)

Minimum Wage: Shehu Sani urges FG to fulfill promise (Independent)

Sen. Shehu Sani, (APC- Kaduna Central) has called on the Federal Government to fulfil the third quarter promise for the implementation of the new National Minimum Wage for workers in the country.

Sani made the call while speaking with newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja.

It would be recalled that Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment had assured Nigerian workers of government’s resolve to conclude negotiations on the new national minimum wage before the end of the third quarter.

Ngige, who is also the deputy chairman of the Tripartite Committee for the Review of the National Minimum Wage, also gave assurance that the committee was on course.

According to him, if the promise was made in the interest of the workers, it has to be implemented, but if it was made as a political statement there would certainly be a repercussion. Read more

 

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