The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has directed the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, to effect payment of the new minimum wage.

Eye9ja reports that the FEC meeting directed Ahmed to effect the payment of the new minimum wage on or before 31st December, 2019.

This was disclosed by the Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, at the end of FEC meeting at the Presidential Villa Abuja.

Similarly, the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said FEC approved N1.7 billion for procurement and installation of communication equipment for airport towers in Zaria and Katsina.

The equipment, he said, is to ensure safety and efficiency at the airports.

He said the completion period for the contract is eight months.


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