Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed N30,000 as the new national minimum wage.

The President said this while receiving the report of the Tripartite Committee on the Review of National Minimum Wage at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Tuesday.

Africa News 24 understands that the report was submitted by the committee’s chairman, Amal Pepple.

President Buhari has also promised to send a bill to the National Assembly to effect the change from N18,000 to N30,000.