- The Nigeria’s minister of labour and employment Dr. Chris Nwabueze Ngige in his early speech said Nigerian workers would start smiling very soon over the minimum wage
Ngige said President Buhari is desirous to give the workers an enhanced pay package in the year 2018
He maintained that the minimum wage is a national matter and only the federal government can legislate on it The minister of labour and employment Chris Ngige said President Muhammadu Buhari is interested in the well fair of Nigerian workers and that will enhance their salary in the year 2018. Ngige who made this known in a chat with journalists at Ifitedunu, Dunukofia local government area of Anambra state, said a national tripartite committee set up by President Buhari on minimum wage had commenced work. According to him, “We had our inaugural meeting on 14th December and we did a framework for our work. We will finish our job before the third quarter of this year, but we may finish earlier.