TUC Provides Contemporary Replace On Labour’s ₦250,000 Minimal Wage Demand


TUC has given a contemporary replace on Labour’s ₦250,000 Minimal Wage demand.


PoliticalNews Nigeria experiences that the President of the Commerce Union Congress, Festus Osifo, has dismissed insinuations that the brand new nationwide minimal wage negotiation is lifeless.


This Nigeria information platform learnt that Osifo made this identified on Tuesday, stating that the Federal Authorities continues to be conversing with all related stakeholders, together with the Nigerian Governors Discussion board, Native Authorities Directors, the Organised Non-public Sector and Labour Unions.



In accordance with Each day Submit, Osifo stated the Unions nonetheless insist on the N250,000 demand it made to the federal government, which was a part of the suggestions submitted to the President by the Presidential Tripartite Committee on New Nationwide Minimal Wage.


He referred to the prevailing minimal wage of N30,000, which took two years to be negotiated, assuring that the Tripartite Committee had made considerable progress since January 2024, when negotiations began.


He stated, “Minimal wage negotiations can’t be lifeless, you realize after we began this dialog you requested us that in 2017 in the event you keep in mind we began the minimal wage that was signed in 2019, it took about two years to see the sunshine of day. We promised you after we began in January that we are going to guarantee this one is fast-tracked for us to not be within the conundrum that we have been as at 2019 which took two years.


“So the place we’re at the moment, we submitted the divergent place in June, after we did that you realize clearly that Mr President got here out to say that he wished to seek the advice of throughout board which is the governors, native authorities chairmen, organised personal sector and labour, so we’re doing a little stage of attain out and conversations.


“In order that what might be submitted to the Nationwide Meeting will truly be a minimal wage that can cater for the poorest of the poor, so for the truth that within the media we aren’t shouting, we’re doing a little stage of inner work in order that this invoice might be submitted in earnest quickly. After all, we nonetheless insist on the N250,000 benchmark as the perfect minimal wage.”

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