The implementation of the new national minimum wage signed in law by President Muhammadu Buhari was influenced by some bottlenecks.
Officials from some state governments have told Latestalert that they have not yet received the documents containing the implementation guidelines of the National Commission on salaries, incomes and salaries, almost 10 days after the wage bill has become law. .
It is said that development is hindering the start of negotiations between state government officials and workers organized in various states.
However, the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission had on Thursday said it was still waiting for the Presidency to publish a copy of the Act to enable it to prepare the memorandum for state governments.
When he was contacted, the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission, Emma Njoku, said the commission was still waiting for a signed copy of the law.
He said that once the new minimum wage law has been received by the presidency, the commission will issue a circular to implement the new minimum wage.
But President Buhari’s press aide, Garba Shehu, said that the most important thing is that Buhari ordered the start of the new salary to begin in April.