Finally, Senate approves N30,000 new minimum wage

The Nigerian Senate has approved the sum of N30,000 as the new national minimum wage which Nigerian workers has long agitated for.

This followed the submission of the report of the ad-hoc committee on new minimum wage headed by Senator Francis Alimikhena.

The upper chamber asked the Federal Government to submit a supplementary budget to cover the new wage structure for consideration and approval.

The new minimum wage bill had already been approved by the House of Representatives.

The approval was communicated through the twitter handle of the Nigerian Senate. See the tweets below: