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Minimum wage talks resume in Abuja

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The meeting of the Tripartite Committee on Minimum Wage has resumed talks at the Nicon Luxury Hotel in Abuja.

The aim of the Wednesday meeting with the Nigerian Government, Organized Labour, and private sector, is to continue discussions over a new minimum wage for workers in the nation.

The federal government was represented by Wale Edun, the Minister of Finance; Atiku Bagudu, the Minister of Budget and National Planning; Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, the Minister of Labour; and representatives of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, along with the Head of Service of the Federation.

Joe Ajaero, the president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), and Festus Osifo, the President of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), were there on behalf of organized labour.

Abdulateef Shittu, the Director General of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, was present at the meeting even though none of the state governors was there at the time.

Details shortly…


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