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SGF Receives Report Of Tripartite Panel On Minimum Wage

The tripartite committee for the negotiation of minimum wage for workers has submitted its report to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator George Akume.

This was disclosed in a release by the Director of Information in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), Segun Imohiosen yesterday.

Recall that President Bola Tinubu inaugurated a 37-Member Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage, on January 30, 2024, in accordance with the provisions of the Minimum Wage Act, 2019.

The committee was tasked with the responsibility of recommending a new national minimum wage for Nigerian workers in public and private sectors.

The statement disclosed that a formal presentation of the Report would be made to Mr. President for appropriate action, when the leadership of the Organised Labour as well as representatives of Government and Organised Private Sector, who are presently in Geneva, Switzerland for the ongoing International Labour Organisation (ILO) Conference, return to the country.

The SGF, he said, thanked the Chairman of the Committee, Alhaji Bukar Goni Aji and members for their commitment and sacrifices.

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