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FG, Labour meeting on minimum wage inconclusive

The Conciliatory meeting between the federal government and leadership of organised labour over the N30, 000 minimum wage Friday night was inconclusive

The meeting had started at about 12:30PM friday and was adjourned till 4:30pm to enable the minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige attend another engagement at the presidential Villa, Abuja.

The meeting was aimed at pacifying the organised labour to shelve the proposed nationwide strike scheduled fro Tuesday 8th January 2019 over the inability of the executive to transmit the new national minimum wage bill to National Assembly.

Also present at the meeting were: Minister of Budget and National Planing, Udoma Udo Udoma, President of Nigeria Labour congress, Ayunna Wabba, President Trade Union Congress TUC Boiboi Kaigama, and other members of the National Executive council of the two labour centers

However, there was no delegation from the Ajaero-led United Labour Congress at the meeting.

Speaking to journalist after the meeting, National President of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba said that they will reconvene.

He said the meeting decideded that it should be adjourned and reconvene on Monday for contemplation before the issues were concluded

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