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Minimum Wage: Labour leader storms out of meeting, rejects FG’s N48,000 offer


By Abiodun OBA


The Tripartite Committee on New National Minimum Wage resumed negotiations on Wednesday with an alleged offer of N48,000 as the new minimum wage.

Representatives of the organized labour comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, were allegedly enraged by the government offer and stormed out of the meeting with the Federal Government.

Recall that the organized labour had made a demand of N615,000 as the new minimum wage and had given the government up till May 31 to conclude negotiations on new living wage.

Professor Theophilus Ndubuaku, who is one of the representatives of the NLC said that “we asked whether the N45,000 is for transport, food, clothing, housing or for what.

“So we just told them that since they are not serious, we better just leave, so we stormed out of the place.”

He said that the government offer was presented to them by the Permanent Secretary, Secretary to the Government of the Federation Office.

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