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At last, FG, labour agree on minimum wage per cent increase


After days of negotiations and marathon meetings, the Federal Government and the organised labour on Thursday evening reached an agreement over the consequential adjustment of the new minimum wage for Nigerian workers.




The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo SAN, who was at the negotiations along with Minister of  Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige and labour leaders, disclosed this via his Twitter handle @fkeyamo after hours of deliberations between both parties.


“After some delicate negotiations (with both Ministers as conciliators), the government and Labour have finally reached an agreement on the consequential adjustment of other wages following the implementation of the enhanced minimum wage of 30, 000.


“We are working on the communique,” he said.


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