It Will Be Difficult To Pay Workers’ Salaries In 428 Federal Agencies From November – DG, Budget Office

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Mr. Ben Akabueze, Director- of has disclosed , November 10, that about 428 of over 700 federal agencies will be able pay workers’ by end of November following implementation of N30,000 minimum wage.

Akabueze, who appeared before the Senate Committee Accounts, associated the development the new minimum wage, which implementation commenced among federal workers in January, this year.

He said since the introduction of the new minimum wage, most of the agencies had been struggling pay their workforce in the last 10 months.

However, he assured the committee that will dip its hand into the service wide to cater for the shortfall in the of the affected workers in the said parastatals.