Minimal Wage Committee: PDP Calls for Probe As Tinubu Okays N500m For Inauguration

Minimal Wage Committee: PDP Calls for Probe As Tinubu Okays N500m For Inauguration
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu


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Minimal Wage Committee: PDP Calls for Probe As Tinubu Okays N500m For Inauguration

The Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) has known as for a Nationwide Meeting investigation into the approval of N500 million, the primary installment of a purported N1bn approval allegedly by President Bola Tinubu, for the inauguration of a 37-man Tripartite Committee on the New Nationwide Minimal Wage.

A leaked memo surfaced, On Thursday, revealing that President Tinubu allegedly accepted N500m out of a complete of N1bn to the Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation, Senator George Akume, for the inauguration of a 37-man Tripartite Committee on the New Nationwide Minimal Wage.

The PDP Nationwide Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba, in an announcement on Friday, described the approval as the peak of monetary recklessness.

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“The PDP describes the stated approval of the large quantity for a routine authorities exercise like committee inauguration as the peak of profligacy, imprudence, and monetary recklessness which additional validates PDP’s place that the Tinubu-led authorities is a cesspit of corruption the place officers interact in brazen and reckless treasury-looting,” the assertion stated.

It additional described it as provocative and unpardonable that at a time when the nation was affected by acute meals shortages, with tens of millions of Nigerians ravenous due largely to insufficient funding in meals manufacturing, insecurity, and harsh financial insurance policies of the federal government, President Tinubu was allegedly spending an enormous quantity to inaugurate a committee.

The assertion learn partially, “It’s much more revealing that the Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation allegedly requested for an audacious sum of N1.8bn for the occasion which was later scaled right down to N1bn, out of which President Tinubu reportedly directed the SGF to “begin with N500m first.”

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