The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on his assent to the new and improved N30,000 minimum wage for Nigerian workers.
The APC in a statement issued by its spokesperson, Lanre Onailu, also thanked all stakeholders that worked towards the laudable feat, noting that assenting to the bill shows that President Buhari is committed to his campaign promises.
The APC said: “Truly, our workers deserve a new, improved and implementable minimum wage in view of current economic realities.
“Commendably, the welfare of workers has remained a top priority of President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC administration as exhibited in the federal government bailouts to state governments to pay workers salary, housing schemes for civil servants among other welfare packages.
“We congratulate stakeholders that ensured the achievement of this laudable feat, particularly the National Assembly, state governors, the Amma Pepple-led tripartite committee, labour/trade unions and indeed Nigerian workers.
“This is another solid demonstration of a President who matches his words with action. Nigerians will recall the President had severally assured of a new and improved national minimum wage for workers.”
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