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BREAKING: Buhari Signs Minimum Wage Bill Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the minimum wage bill of thirty thousand naira effective from 18th of April, 2019.


Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly matters Ita Enang disclosed this to State House Correspondents.

The Senate had on March 19 passed the bill, approving N30,000 as the new national minimum wage.

The House of Representatives had earlier passed the bill before the National Assembly went on recess to enable the lawmakers to participate in the 2019 general elections.

Workers in the Federal Capital Territory had on Tuesday, begged President Buhari to sign the Minimum Wage Bill submitted to him by the National Assembly on March 27, into law before Workers Day on May 1.

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