President Muhamadu Buhari approves the immediate implementation of the N30,000 new national wage for federal public service workers currently earning below the national minimum wage
According to Chief Richard Egbule, chairman of National Salaries, Income and Wage commission he made known the news while addressing a news conference on the proper implementation of the new national minimum wage on July 16th, 2019 in Abuja.
According to the chairman, the approval was properly made effective since 18th April, 2018 . And this will therefore affect the salaries of the government agencies under five structures.
He further said, that the commencement of the approved payment will be determined by the office of the Accountant General and backdated to when the president signed the agreement.