No state will pay less than N30,000 minimum wage – Fayemi


The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi, says a review of the revenue sharing formula is still the position of the governors to enable them implement the new National Minimum Wage without hitches.

He also promised that no state would pay less than N30,000 as minimum wage.

Mr Fayemi made this position known when he fielded questions from State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday.

He stated that the agitation for the review of the revenue sharing formula by the governors’ forum dated right from the administration of the former president, Olusegun Obasanjo.

“We feel that it’s time for the revenue sharing formula to change and we have made a representation to the President…



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