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New Minimum Wage:  FG, Labour Reach Agreement, Figure To Be Released Tuesday

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Labour leaders, who have called off a planned nationwide strike, have agreed a new national minimum wage at the end of negotiations with a Tripartite Committee, set up by the Federal government.

The agreed figure will be kept under wraps until later today Tuesday, when it will be revealed in a report to be presented to President Muhammadu Buhari.

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, spoke to newsmen at the end of the Tripartite Committee meeting on the new National Minimum wage meeting on Tuesday in Abuja.

He said the National Minimum Wage Negotiating committee has concluded its assignment and agreement has been reached and also documents have been signed.

Chairman of the Tripartite Committee Amma Pepple, also noted that the assignment of the committee has been concluded.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha commended members of the committee for their time and commitment on the processes of recommending the new minimum wage.

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