Despite the N30,000 minimum wage signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari on April 18, 2020, Almond solicitors, a law firm, is seeking to recruit a lawyer who will be paid N25,000 monthly salary.
The proposed salary is also llower than the allowance of members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
Presently corp members are being paid N33,000
The company, which described itself as “an excellence driven firm with a demonstrated history of working in the legal services industry” placed the advert on its Linkedin account, yesterday.
According to them, the ideal candidate should reside in either Ogudu, Ojota, Gbagada or Ikeja areas of the state — places where accommodation is expensive and cost of transportation is high.
“We are looking to recruit a lawyer with 1-3 years experience. Being a modest firm, The salary will be NGN25,000 for a start. This will be upgraded as clientelle base expands,” the post read.
“The ideal candidate should be should be living in Ogudu/Ojota/ Gbagada/lkeja axis and will be tasked with attending client meetings, research and organizing training programs.
“The Candidate will also be working remotely from home. There is room for growth and exposure and the role is rewarding in the medium to long term. Interested candidates should send cvs to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before June 12, 2020.”