FG, Labour, Organised Private Sector Resume Wage Talk


The meeting of the Tripartite Committee on Minimum Wage re-convened at the Nicon Luxury Hotel in Abuja on Wednesday to continue negotiations over a new minimum wage for workers in the country.

In attendance were representatives of the Federal Government including the Minister of Finance, Wale Edun; Minister of Budget and National Planning, Atiku Bagudu; Minister of Labour, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha; representatives of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation as well as the Head of Service of the Federation.

On the side of Organised Labour, the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Joe Ajaero; and his counterpart in the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Festus Osifo; were in attendance.

Although none of the state governors were at the meeting at the moment, the Director General of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Abdulateef Shittu, was at the meeting.

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