Following the national protests by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to press home the federal government’s refusal to process the agreed minimum wage they promised to pay workers, the later has acceded.

Global Village Extra gathered that the FG has now promised to transmit the new national minimum wage bill to the National Assembly by 23 January for passage.

According to Dr. Chris Ngige, the Nigerian minister of Labour and Employment, who made this disclosure on Tuesday during a rescheduled meeting with the leadership of the organised labour in Abuja.

The protest by the labour workers to effect the implementation of the N30,000 as new minimum wage was still ongoing in almost all the states of the federation as at press time.


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