In what seems like an indirect jab on President Muhammadu Buhari, a former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has increased the minimum wage of workers under his payroll.
Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has approved N33,000 as minimum wage for all staff in his conglomerate.
Mohammed El-Yakub, Managing Director of Gotel Communications, Atiku’s media outfit based in Yola, confirmed this to SaharaReporters on Thursday, saying “the N33,000 new salary scale, which takes effect from November 2018, includes domestic servants and all categories of workers on the former VP’s payroll.
El-Yakub said over 100,000 people are currently drawing salary on a monthly basis from the former Vice President.
Following the recommendation of N30,000 as minimum wage by the tripartite committee set up by the Federal Government, Atiku had urged President Muhammadu Buhari to endorse the figure.
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