False Reports: Ministry of Labour Denies Claims of New Minimum Wage Announcement by President Tinubu

Ministry of Labour Dismisses False Reports of New Minimum Wage Announcement

The Ministry of Labour has taken a firm stance against the circulation of false and misleading reports concerning President Bola Tinubu’s upcoming Independence Day speech.

The reports claim that President Tinubu is set to announce a new minimum wage for Nigerian workers on October 1, Independence Day.

Official Statement Addresses Misinformation

In response to these reports, the Ministry of Labour issued an official statement to clarify the situation. The statement, released by Olajide Oshundun, the Director of Press and Public Relations in the Ministry of Labour, categorically refuted the claims.

Denouncement of Fabricated Reports

The Ministry emphasized that there is no basis for the reports, asserting that the Director of Information in the ministry did not make any such disclosure.

Furthermore, it was highlighted that the Director of Information does not represent the President and is not involved in drafting the President’s speech content.

Appeal to the Public to Disregard False Information

The Ministry of Labour urged the public to disregard the false reports, which were deemed a total fabrication.

It was suggested that the reports were created to align with certain undisclosed interests.

The Ministry’s statement emphasized the need to rely on accurate and verified information rather than unsubstantiated claims.

Clarification on the Director of Information’s Role

For the sake of clarity, the Ministry reaffirmed that the Director of Information at the ministry does not speak on behalf of the President and is not responsible for crafting the content of the President’s speeches.

In summary, the Ministry of Labour has refuted the false reports circulating about President Tinubu’s Independence Day speech, stressing the importance of relying on credible sources for information dissemination.

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