The upper arm of the Nigerian legislative arm of government on Tuesday passed the bill for the approval of 30,000 Naira as the minimum wage for all federal and state workers.
Chairman of the Ad-hoc Committee on National Minimum Wage, Senator Francis Alimikhena had earlier presented the National Minimum Wage Act CAP N61 LFN (repeal and re-enactment) Bill, 2019 (SB. 722) to lawmakers which was read for the third time and then passed.
Bukola Saraki, the leader of the Senate has hailed the leaders of the Nigerian Labour Congress NLC for carrying out their demands in a peaceful fashion.
He further said he hoped that with the new and improved minimum wage