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Shettima Inaugurates 37-Member Minimum Wage Committee



…Urges members to “speedily” arrive at a resolution

The Federal Government on Tuesday inaugurated the tripartite committee on the national minimum wage.

Vice President Kashim Shettima inaugurated the 37-member panel at the Council Chamber of the State House in Abuja.

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With its membership cutting across federal, and state governments, the private sector, and organised labour, the panel is to recommend a new national minimum wage for the country.

In his opening address, Shettima urged members to “speedily” arrive at a resolution and submit their reports early as the current N30,000 minimum wage expires at the end of March 2024.

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