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President Buhari Signs New Minimum Wage Bill Into Law



President Muhammadu Buhari has on Thursday, 18th April 2019, signed the new national minimum wage bill into law.

Naija News recalls the Senate had on March 19, approved and passed the sum of N30,000 as the new minimum wage for Nigerian workers.

The House of Representatives had also earlier adopted the N30,000 figure and passed the bill.

Workers in the country had been eagerly awaiting the new minimum wage regime.

According to reports by Punch, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, confirmed this development in a chat with State House correspondents in Abuja on Thursday.

Enang stated that signing of the new minimum wage by the President had made it compulsory for employers of labour to pay N30,000 as the monthly minimum wage.

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