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JUST IN: Council of State approves N27,000 as minimum wage for states

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National Council of State has pegged the National Minimum wage at N 27 , 000 .This amount is for the least paid workers in the states and the private sector .

However , Federal Government workers will take home N 30 , 000 as their minimum wage .

The Council arrived at this decision at its meeting in Abuja on Tuesday .

The Minister of Labour , Dr Chris Ngige , has just confirmed the development to State House Correspondents in Abuja.

With the outcome of the meeting , Ngige stated that a bill would be sent to the National Assembly latest on Wednesday ( tomorrow ) .

Details soon …

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