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Labour Issues 14 Days Ultimatum To FG


Organised Labour under the umbrella of Trade Union Congress (TUC) has issued the Federal Government a 14-day ultimatum within which to allow the Tripartite Committee on minimum wage to conclude its work and announced new wages for Nigerian workers.

During a joint news conference addressed by the unions in Lagos on Wednesday led by TUC President, Bobboi Bala Kaigama, they threatened that if government fails to meet the ultimatum which started on Wednesday, they may not guarantee continued industrial peace and harmony in the country from the expiration of the ultimatum.

The unions threat was as a fall out of  statement credited to the Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, few days ago stated that the committee should adjourn indefinitely to enable him do further consultations with the government.

Kaigama who decried the minister statement said the pronouncement came at a time the committee was concluding its work of arriving at a definite figure for submission to the federal government.

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