NEC to decide 30,000 minimum wage on Thursday.

by on January 16, 2019

The National Economic Council will on Thursday decide on the proposed N30,000 new minimum wage.

This was part of the resolutions reached at the emergency meeting of the Federal Executive Council on Tuesday.

The Federal Government is expected to consult the NEC which is comprised of state governors, CBN, some major MDAs and headed by the Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed hinted State House Correspondents on this, after the FEC meeting in Abuja on Tuesday.

He explained that the bulk of the issues discussed during the meeting centred on the new minimum wage.

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He said, “Until after the meeting of the NEC, l cannot (give details) because it is work in progress, since it will also be discussed at the NEC meeting before we come out with the decision. Thereafter, we can address the media.”

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