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President Muhammadu Buhari (file)


The tripartite committee set up to agree on the new national minimum wage will today present its report to President Muhammadu Buhari.

The chairman of the committee said this after its meeting with the labour leaders late on Monday night.

It, however, failed to reach a consensus as the Federal government insisted on paying N24,000 as against labour’s demands of N30, 000.

Following the failure of the government to meet their demands, the organised labour had threatened to embark on a nationwide strike starting from today (November 6).

It, however, suspended the planned strike.

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The National Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, announced the suspension at the end of the meeting of the tripartite committee on Monday.

According to Wabba, the decision to suspend the strike was taken after agreements were reached and documents signed.

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