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Buhari Signs N30,000 Minimum Wage Bill Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the bill approving N30,000 as the new national minimum wage into law.

This was disclosed to newsmen on Thursday 18th of April by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang,

According to him, the Act makes it compulsory for all employers across the country to pay workers a minimum of N30,000.

It, however, excludes persons employing less than 25 workers or persons in other kinds of regulated employment.

Senator Enang further explained that the Act gives workers the right to sue an employer to recover the balance or authorise the Minister of Labour to take action against such an employer in the event of a refusal to pay the stipulated wage.

The President’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, also confirmed this in a tweet.

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