House Overrides Buhari, Governors, Passes Minimum Wage Bill

ByUche Mbah The Federal House of Representatives have passed the minimum wage bill, pegging it at N30,000. President Buhari, bowing to the wish of the governors, had forwarded N27,000 to the house of Reps and the Senate for approval. The postponement of the Senate resumption date means that the House have to wait for the senate to resume for the harmonization. The ad-hoc committee report was unanimously adopted by the house The ad hoc committee report was considered clause by clause before being passed. Ironically, the new minimum wage passed…

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Minimum Wage: Buhari In Close Door Meeting With Governors

President Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with 36 state governors of the federation on the lingering disagreement between the organised labour and state governments on the proposed N30,000 national minimum wage. The News Agency of Nigeria observed that some of the governors were represented by their deputies at the meeting which lasted for about 30 minutes. President Buhari, had, on November 19, held similar meeting with representatives of Nigerian Governors Forum at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where the same issue of national minimum wage was deliberated upon. Representatives of the…

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