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BREAKING: Tripartite Committee, Tinubu Currently Meeting Over National Minimum Wage

 

The Tripartite Committee on the New National Minimum Wage is currently meeting with President Bola Tinubu at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, NewsBeatng gathered.

The meeting comes after the suspension of the strike for five days by the organised Labour comprising of the Nigeria Labour Congress, (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress, (TUC).

Sources informed NewsBeatng that team was in the Villa to discuss  with Tinubu on the next line of action following the promise to pay above N60,000 as minimum wage.

The team was also expected to brief the President on the ongoing negotiation and get his buy in on a new offer to be made to labour as negotiation resumes in earnest.

Among those who were said to be in the meeting were the Minister of Finance and coordinating minister of the economy, Wale Edun, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Atiku Bagudu, the Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria National Petroleum Company limited, CEO NNPCL, Melee Kyari.

Also, the Chief of Staff to the President, Femi Gbajabiamila is in the meeting.

NewsBeatng had reported that the organised Labour had declared an indefinite strike on Monday, crippling economic activities across the country.

The leadership of the National Assembly had met with labour on Sunday night, where it pleaded with labour and asked the Federal Government to find a middle ground to resolve the impasse.

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