Ben Bruce asks Buhari to increase minimum wage
Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has advised President Buhari to increase the minimum wage of Nigerian civil servants to help them cope with current economic realities, worsened by the recent subsidy removal and its attendant inflation in the prices of goods and services.
The senator representing Bayelsa East on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, said this via his twitter handle, @benmurraybruce.
Nigerian government announced on Wednesday that it has totally the removed subsidy on PMS (Premium Motor Spiriit) The announcement led to increase in the price of PMS from N86 to N145 and above
The move has been largely criticized by Nigerians, who are still grappling with the effects of the worsening economy on their living conditions.