NLC Requests N794,000 Minimum Wage For Workers In South West

Adoga Stephen By Adoga Stephen - Editor-In-Chief
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The Nigeria Labour Congress demanded a new national minimum wage of N794,000 for workers in the South West geopolitical zone.

This demand was presented by Funmi Sessi, the chairperson of the Lagos State chapter of the NLC, during a public hearing of the Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage in Ikeja, Lagos.

Sessi mentioned that this demand was agreed upon by all members of the union in the South West.

The panel on the new minimum wage was inaugurated by President Bola Tinubu, represented by Vice President Kashim Shettima, in Abuja on January 30, 2024.

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By Adoga Stephen Editor-In-Chief
Stephen studied Mass Communication at the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu (now Lagos State University of Science and Technology), where he acquired requisite training for the practice of journalism. He loves the media, and his interest mostly lies in print medium, where his creative writing skill makes him a perfect fit.