Breaking News: Federal Government and Organized Labour Reach Agreement on Minimum Wage (Document) | #NwokeukwuMascot


 Bola Ahmed Tinubu | Joe Ajaero 
Abuja, June 3, 2024 – The Federal Government of Nigeria and the Organized Labour have successfully signed an agreement resolving the ongoing minimum wage controversy. This development came after an extensive meeting held on Monday night, facilitated by Senator George Akume, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

The marathon discussions were a direct response to a nationwide strike that had severely disrupted activities across the country. The meeting aimed to address the grievances of the labour unions and find a mutual resolution to the wage dispute.

Key Resolutions from the Meeting:

1. Presidential Commitment: The President, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, expressed a firm commitment to establishing a National Minimum Wage higher than N60,000.

2. Ongoing Negotiations: The Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage is mandated to meet daily for the next week to finalize an agreeable minimum wage.

3. Labour's Response: In recognition of the President's commitment, the Organized Labour will immediately convene its internal organs to deliberate on this new proposal.

4. Worker Protection: Assurance was given that no worker will face retaliation as a consequence of participating in the industrial action.

The agreement, finalized in Abuja, signifies a crucial step towards resolving the wage dispute and restoring normalcy across the nation.

Signatories of the Agreement:

For the Federal Government of Nigeria:

- Mohammed Idris, Minister of Information and National Orientation

- Hon. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, Minister of State for Labour and Employment

For the Organized Labour:

- Joe Ajaero, President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

- Festus Osifo, President, Trade Union Congress (TUC)

This agreement marks a significant milestone in the ongoing efforts to improve the living conditions of Nigerian workers and demonstrates a cooperative spirit between the government and labour unions. Further updates are anticipated as the Tripartite Committee progresses with its negotiations.


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