– Nigerian Governors have agreed to pay N22, 500 as minimum wage.
Following a meeting in Abuja on Tuesday, the 36 Nigerian Governors have announced N22,500 as the amount they can pay workers as minimum wage.
The meeting was conveyed under the umbrella of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum headed by Governor Abdul Aziz Yari of Zamfara State.
It would be recalled that the labour unions agreed with the N30,000 minimum wage proposed by the organised private sector.
The present minimum wage in Nigeria is N18,000.