Tinubu Presented with New Minimum Wage Proposal of N105,000

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The Minister of Finance, Wale Edun, has officially submitted an updated proposal to President Bola Tinubu

According to reports, the Minister submitted a proposal to President Bola Tinubu for a national minimum wage of N105,000.

On June 4, President Tinubu asked that the finance minister, Wale Edun present a new wage template within two days but as of the morning of June 6, which is two days after the declaration, the Labour Congress noted that there was nothing new yet.

There is a disagreement between organised labour and the government. While organised labour is asking for a wage of N494,000, the government said it would pay N60,000.

However, few hours later, the Finance Minister, Edun, along with the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Atiku Bagudu, submitted the cost implementation of the new minimum wage to President Tinubu in his office at the presidential villa in Abuja.

Edun speaking with State House correspondents after meeting with the President, said, “There is no cause for alarm.”

PurpleWorld had reported the disagreement between organised labour and the government over the implementation of the national minimum wage. While organised labour is asking for a wage of N494,000, the government said it would pay N60,000.

However, following the declaration of an indefinite nationwide strike – which commenced on Monday and was relaxed for one week 




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