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NLC,TUC with other groups suspends the nationwide strike

The Nigerian labour Congress(NLC), The trade union congress(TUC) and some other groups have suspended the proposed strike that was meant to commence on November 6.
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NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, announced
the suspension of the strike after a closed
door meeting of Tripartite Committee on
new minimum wage.

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“Having reached this position and
agreements signed, the proposed strike
action is hereby suspended,” he said.
Wabba, however, refused to disclose the
exact figure agreed at by the committee.
Chairman of the Tripartite Committee, Ama
Pepple, expressed her excitement that their
assignment had been concluded.

“I am happy to report to you that we have
concluded our assignment and we will
submit our report to the President by
4.15pm on Tuesday.

“We will reveal the figure at the
presentation,” she assured.
Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, also said a
mutual agreement on the new minimum
wage would be made public after a meeting
with the president.

Secretary to the Government of the
federation, Boss Mustapha, hailed the
resolution of the matter by all parties
He added that overriding interest of
Nigerians prevailed at the meeting.

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