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Lawmakers, NLC, TUC, FG meet over minimum wage standoff

Photo caption from left: NLC president Joe Ajaero, President Bola Tinubu and TUC president Festus Osifo

The mediation talk facilitated by the National Assembly to resolve the standoff between the Federal Government, the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress over a new minimum wage is currently underway in Abuja.
The meeting currently held at the Senate wing of the National Assembly Complex, has in attendance the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Abbas Tajudeen, Deputy President of the Senate, Jibrin Barau; Senate Leader, Opeyemi Bamidele; House Leader, Julius Ihonvbere; and the Chairmen of the Senate and House Committees on Labour, Employment and Productivity, Diket Plang and Gboyega Adefarati, respectively.
Representing the Federal Government at the meeting are Secretary to the Government of the Federation, George Akume; Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mr Wale Edun; Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Atiku Bagudu; Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment; Doris Uzoka-Anite; Minister of Science and Technology, Uche Nnaji; Minister of Information and National Orientation; Mohammed Idris as well as the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation; Mrs Folasade Yemi-Esan.
Representing the organised labour are the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Joe Ajaero, President of the Trade Union Congress Festus Osifo, and other Labour Leaders.
…Details later

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