Confab Rejects Review Of Minimum Wage To N40,000




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Despite a proposal to the contrary, delegates at the ongoing have voted against having the minimum wage increased from N18,000 to N40,000.

The started by considering some the outstanding issues the report the committee on service, including that a proposal seeking to have the issue minimum wage moved to the concurrent legislative list.

The other amendment that sought to review upward the minimum wage was also considered by the .

However, consideration the report the committee on service, the delegates voted to have the issue the minimum wage retained on the exclusive legislative list.

During that session, another amendment proposed that 40% the ministers to be appointed by the be female, which caused some disorder on the floor.

When order was restored, the conference commenced consideration of the report of the committee on science, technology and .