The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has inaugurated a committee to negotiate the consequential adjustment in salaries arising from the new national minimum wage.
Mustapha, who inaugurated the committee in Abuja, said the gesture was in accordance with President Muhammadu Buhari’s remarks at the signing of the new National Minimum Wage Act, 2019.
He said the President had said there would the constitution of another committee to negotiate the issue of relativity over the new wage with relevant labour unions.
Members of the committee from the side of government include Ministers of Labour and Employment, Finance, Budget and National Planning, Health, Education and the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice.
Mustapha said that the mandate of the Committee would be to negotiate the consequential adjustment in salaries arising from the new national minimum wage.
In her remarks, the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita commended the Federal Government for considering members of the committee worthy to serve.