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What Buhari Said After Signing New Minimum Wage

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President Muhammadu Buhari has spoken few hours after he signed the minimum wage bill into law on Thursday, April 18 in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

Naija News reports that President Buhari after he signed the new minimum wage of N30,ooo, challenged Nigerian workers to justify the signing.

He also enjoined the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to show more understanding of the current socio-economic situations in the country.

In his words, Buhari said; “I expect them (workers) to be more committed to their work at whichever level.

“I will like the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to look at the economic situation of the country, the population, the poor infrastructure that we are trying to fix in terms of roads, rail and power.

“So, I wish Nigerian workers the best of luck.”

In a similar tweet, the President expressed gratitude to everyone who contributed to the task of actualizing the new minimum wage. Buhari also reiterated the commitment of his administration to the welfare of Nigerians in general.

“I signed the New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law today at the State House, eight years after the last review. I would like to express gratitude to everyone who contributed to this very important task, and reiterates our commitment to the welfare of all Nigerians,” He said.


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