The Federal Government on Tuesday inaugurated the new National Minimum Wage implementation Committee.
The committee said to negotiate the consequential adjustment in salaries arising was made of seven ministers with the Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita as Chairman, Punch reports.
Among the members of the committee are the ministers of Labour and Employment, Finance, Health, Budget, and National Planning and Education.
Others are the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Director General, Budget Office, Secretary of the Federal Judicial Service Commission, Secretary, National Assembly Service Commission and Chairman, National Salaries, Income, and Wages Commission, who will serve as the committee Secretary.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment who also disclosed this earlier today while fielding questions on TV concerning the time for payment of the new wage said:
“It is a whole process and the salary and wages commission will do its job before implementation.”