Minimum Wage: Federal Workers’ begin to get payment of arrears

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Some workers under the federal civil service has started receiving payment alerts of the new minimum wage reports says.

According to the  News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)  the director had called on the workers to remain optimistic as all arrears will be paid before the end of December as promised by the minister of finance, Zainab Ahmed.

 According to the ministry, the new minimum wage was adequately captured in the 2020 budget.

Minister of finance Zainab Ahmed while addressing Nigerian workers said the consequential adjustment made to the salaries would be paid to all workers year end 2019.

The minister reiterated that there is adequate provision for the payment in the 2020 budget.

 “And we are also planning to pay the arrears of the consequential adjustments in December.” she said.