Labour union ignores meeting with Federal Government


Labour leaders ignored meeting scheduled yesterday Nov 4 and threaten to go on strike despite court injuction.

According to Channels’ report, federal government representatives in attendance included Secretary to the Government of the Federation Boss Mustapha, Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige and the Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed.

Representatives of organised private sector were however present at the meeting which was held in the office Mustapha in Abuja. also gathered that another meeting of the National Tripartite Minimum Wage Committee would hold on Monday, November 5 as negotiations continue.

A statement credited to Ngige said he urged all members of the committee to attend the meetings in the interest of the nation and to find a solution to the minimum wage issue.

This is despite the National Industrial Court’s judgement in Abuja which has ordered that the proposed action be suspended.

Ayuba Wabba, the NLC president, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday, October 2, in Abuja.

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