Federal Executive Council Delays Decision on Minimum Wage Memo for Further Consultations

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has opted to defer deliberations on the memorandum concerning the National Minimum Wage that was presented for discussion. This decision was disclosed by the Minister of Information and National Orientation, Alhaji Mohammed Idris, during a briefing with State House correspondents.

According to Alhaji Mohammed Idris, the purpose behind stepping down the memorandum is to allow President [President’s Name] to engage in consultations with State and Local Governments, all of whom have significant interests in the minimum wage issue. This move underscores the government’s commitment to ensuring comprehensive consultations before reaching a final decision.

Alhaji Mohammed Idris further assured that following the conclusion of these consultations, the government will promptly announce the revised minimum wage amount that will be adopted. This decision highlights the administration’s intent to take into account various stakeholders’ perspectives in this crucial policy matter.

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