Tinubu announces temporary wage increase to FG workers


President Ahmed Bola Tinubu has announced a temporary wage increase to civil servants working under the Federal government.

The increase according to President Tinubu affected only the junior workers from grade level 07 and below.

The speech reads it part’s as follows:

“For the next six months, the average low grade worker shall receive an additional Twenty Five Thousand naira per month.”

Nigerians have struggled under the weight of the subsidy removal which has seen the price of petrol rise from below N200 to over above above N550 in some parts of the country and more than N600 in some other parts. Citizens have also have to battled with the implication of a significantly weaker naira.

With labour unions threatening to go on strike due to the hardship faced by millions, the President appealed for endurance as his government “is doing all it can to ease the load”.

“There is no joy in seeing the people of this nation shoulder burdens that should have been shed years ago,” he said

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