Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage submits report to SGF as another Labour strike rumours spread 

The 37-Member Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage has concluded its assignment and submitted report to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) on Monday, June 10, 2024. 

This is as report emerged the Organised Labour comprising of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) appear to be brewing for a return to strike

The committee was inaugurated by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, in accordance with the provisions of the Minimum Wage Act, 2019.

The committee was tasked with the responsibility of recommending a new national minimum wage for Nigerian workers in public and private sectors.

The Director of Information and Public Relations in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation Mr Segun Imohiosen said in a statement in Abuja that the report would be formally presented to the president when representatives of the organised labour, private sector employers and the government return from the International Labour Organisation (ILO) conference in Geneva, Switzerland.

“A formal presentation of the Report will be made to Mr. President for appropriate action, when the leadership of the Organised Labour as well as representatives of Government and Organised Private Sector, who are presently in Geneva, Switzerland for the ongoing International Labour Organisation (ILO) Conference, return to the country.  

“The SGF thanked the Chairman of the Committee, Alh. Bukar Goni Aji and members for their commitment and sacrifices,” he said.

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