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Minimum wage: FG, Labour, private sector resume talks

The Tripartite Committee on Minimum Wage has resumed talks over a new minimum wage for workers in the country.

The committee is meeting at NICON Luxury Hotel in Abuja.

Federal Government is 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, are leading the organized labour delegation.

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

DAILY POST reported that Labour suspended its nationwide indefinite strike on Tuesday after grounding the economy.

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