Tinubu, labour leaders meet on new minimum wage

President Bola Tinubu is currently engaged in a closed-door meeting with the leadership of organised labour at the State House, Abuja.

The discussion is expected to focus on the contentious issue of the new national minimum wage.

The labour delegation, comprising representatives from the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress, arrived at the State House around 2 pm.

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The NLC President, Joe Ajaero, and TUC President, Festus Osifo, led their respective teams to the crucial talks.

This meeting follows recent developments where the Tripartite Committee on the new national minimum wage submitted two conflicting figures to the President.

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The organised private sector and government team proposed N62,000, while labour unions are demanding N250,000.

Details later…

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