New minimum wage, NYSC to start receiving N30k monthly allowance

The Minister of Finance,

Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, the Nigeria minister of finance has disclosed that the federal government is making plans to start paying the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) the new approved minimum wage.

The minister who made the plan known while speaking to newsmen at Abuja on Thursday say the NYSC Act, enable corps members to be entitled to new minimum wage.

“Apart from the increase of the minimum wage from N18,000 to N30,000, there is also a consequential adjustment that we have to negotiate with the labour unions,” she said.

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