Senate Committee on New Minimum Wage Bill set to submit their report on Tuesday, 19th March 2019

According to information reaching, The Senate on Tuesday, March 12th 2019, postponed final consideration of the N30,000 minimum wage to Tuesday next week on account of absence of the Chairman of the Ad- hoc committee, Senator Olusola Adeyeye (APC Osun Central), saddled with the responsibility.

“Talking about the minimum wage, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, said that the he wants the Ad-hoc committee on minimum wage to complete it’s work this week and submit report to the Senate on Tuesday next week unfailingly”.

“In getting this done, since the Chairman of the committee, Senator Olusola Adeyeye has travelled out, the Deputy Whip of the Senate, Senator Francis Alimekhena (APC Edo North), should please take over the chairmanship of the committee and get the report submitted on Tuesday next week”, he said.

The development has further delayed the passage of the bill, which has already been approved by the lower chamber of the National Assembly before the elections.

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