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BREAKING: Tinubu Directs Finance Minister to Submit Cost Implications for New Minimum Wage

President Bola Tinubu has instructed the Minister of Finance, Wale Edun, to present the cost implications of implementing a new minimum wage to him.

According to Mohammed Idris, Minister of Information and National Orientation, the President held a meeting with the federal government’s representatives involved in the negotiations with labour unions on the minimum wage.

Speaking to journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, Idris revealed that the President’s directive is aimed at ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the financial implications of a new minimum wage on the economy.

This development comes as labour unions and the federal government continue negotiations on a new minimum wage, with labour demanding an increase to match the current realities in the country.

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The article was originally published on Politics Nigeria.

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