Senator Shehu Sani reacts to new minimum wage, says N30,000 can't buy what N18,000 can buy in 2014

Senator Shehu Sani reacts to new minimum wage, says N30,000 can't buy what N18,000 can buy in 2014

- The member representing Kaduna central at the Senate, Shehu Sani, has reacted to the approval of N30,000 minimum wage

- President Buhari had on Thursday, April 18, approved N30,000 minimum wage

- The lawmaker, however, said that what N18,000 minimum wage could buy in 2014, N30,000 can't buy in 2019

A senator representing Kaduna central at the Senate, Shehu Sani, has reacted to the approval of N30,000 minimum wage for Nigerian workers.

Legit.ng reported that President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, April 18, approved N30,000 as the minimum wage for most junior workers in the country.

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A former minister of information, Prince Tony Momoh, had on Friday, April 19, said that the new minimum wage would cause chaos in many states of the federation.

But in his reaction, Senator Sani faulted the claim that the new minimum wage would cause chaos, adding that he would not allow anybody to spoil his celebration over the approval of the new minimum wage.

He said: "Someone is just telling me to stop celebrating new minimum wage,that 30k in 2019 cannot buy what 18k can buy in 2014..I no mind am,he wan spoil my day.''

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that despite eulogy and praises that greeted the approval of N30,000 minimum wage for Nigerian workers by President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, April, 18, a former minister of information, Prince Tony Momoh, said that the new minimum wage regime might lead to chaos.

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