We Are Set To Pass New Minimum Wage Bill – House of Rep Speaker Dogara
In what could be touted as good news to Nigerian workers on their day -May day, House of Representatives speaker, Yakubu Dogara, has revealed the House plans to pass a new minimum wage bill.
Dogara declared this in statement released on Sunday to mark the 2017 Workers’ Day.
The speaker said:
“I wish to congratulate the entire Nigerian workers as they join their counterparts the world over in commemorating the International Workers’ Day. While commending you for your sacrifice and commitment to the service and building of the nation.
“I wish to assure you thatthe National Assembly and in particular , the 8th House of Represntatives remains committed to the passage of the National Minimum Wage Bill when presentes by the Executive and initiating other laws and legislative interventions that will promote the welfare and well being of Nigerian Workers,”