A former governor of Abia state and senator-elect for Abia North senatorial district, Orji Uzor Kalu, has reacted to report that President Muhammadu Buhari signed the N30,000 minimum wage bill into law.
The chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, who took to Twitter to react to the news, said average workers in Nigeria deserve the best.
See his tweet below:
Apart from Kalu, Nigerians also took to social media to react to the signing of the new minimum wage into law.
An excited Abel Ogbajie Kalu thanked the president and prayed for him for signing the minimum wage bill into law. He said: "Thank you Pmb God Almighty will surely see you thru amen til 2023 still d best president of Nigeria."
Adeyemi Abiola says: "Imagine money wey less than $100 and you are jubilating..."
Chukwuemeka Oge said: "Good. He should also avoid collecting it back through VAT and or fuel price increase. Appreciated."
Peter Chegwe said: Signing is one thing, actual payment of the minimum wage is another kettle of fish. Its not yet Uhuru dear workers."
Ayinde Jidex said: "Vat have been increase everywhere, PHCN brought three separate bills for me today, for one mitter without bypass or anything, next level indeed."
Pst Festus Ben said: "Some Nigerians are celebrating hahah, don't worry 5months from now something will increase."
PAY ATTENTION: Install our latest app for Android, read best news on Nigeria’s #1 news app
Legit.ng previously reported that the 2019 Easter holiday would be a happy one for Nigerian workers as the N30,000 new minimum wage was on Thursday, April 18, finally signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.
President Buhari's decisive move invariably means that the signed minimum wage bill is now a law, which is an upward review of the salaries of all Nigerian civil servants.
NAIJ.com (naija.ng) -> Legit.ng We have updated to serve you better
Minimum Wage: Is N30,000 Too Much for FG to Pay Workers? - Nigeria Street Gist | Legit TV