President Muhammadu Buhari today, 24th January 2018, forwarded a proposed New National minimum wage of N27,000 to the National Assembly.
Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, confirmed this when he read President Buhari’s letter on the floor of the Senate during plenary.
The letter further noted that passing the bill on time would stabilise the economy as Nigerian workers have been looking towards solving the Labour crisis.
“Mr. Senate President, I hope if the bill is passed on time, it would stabilise the nation’s economy and avoid workers’ strike. ”
Recall that the National Council of State, a body of past and present leaders of Nigeria, approved the N27, 000 minimum wage at their meeting in the state house on Tuesday January 22nd.