President Bola Tinubu will meet with the Organised Labour union in Abuja on Thursday, July 11, to discuss a new minimum wage for Nigerian workers.

The meeting will take place at the Aso Villa and the President is expected to make a decision on the proposed minimum wage.

President Bola Tinubu has invited unions to discuss the future of the new minimum wage before the bill is sent to the National Assembly.
Tinubu to meet Labour on minimum wage on Thursday Photo credits: @officialABAT, @NLCHeadquarters
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The government and the private sector have proposed a minimum wage of ₦62,000, while the unions are demanding a minimum wage of ₦250,000.

This meeting comes after President Tinubu’s speech on Democracy Day on June 12, 2024, in which he announced that a bill on the new national minimum wage would soon be sent to the National Assembly for approval.

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On June 25, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) postponed deliberations on the new minimum wage memorandum to give stakeholders more room to get involved.