The presidency on Thursday, June 6, dispelled rumours surrounding an alleged proposal by the minister of finance and coordinating minister of the economy, Wale Edun, suggesting a N105,000 minimum wage for Nigerian workers.

The special adviser to the president on information and strategy, Bayo Onanuga, on his X platform refuted the claim, saying that such a proposal was never put forward by the finance minister.

He described the story as false and misleading.

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He wrote: “The Honorable Minister of Finance and coordinating minister of the economy, Wale Edun has not proposed N105,000 minimum wage. The contrary story being disseminated is false.”

The Nation reported on Thursday, June 6 that President Bola Tinubu met the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Wale Edun, and his Budget and Economic Planning colleague, Senator Atiku Bagudu, at the State House, over ongoing minimum wage talks.

Details shortly…



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