The Nigerian labour Congress has finally suspended the proposed nationwide strike action that is supposed to commence today 16th of October 2019. This following lack of the implementation of the agreed increased minimum wage of 30 thousand naira to civil servants in the country which was signed and passed into law some months ago but is still yet to be implemented by any state. The Nigerian labour Congress however threatened the federal government with the strike action but its believed that they have entered into a new negotiation with which prompted the immediate suspension of the strike.
Briefing the news men, the Minister of Labour and employment in the country Dr Chris Ngige however stated that there is need for adjustment in the mode of the payment of the new minimum wage in order for it not to cripple the current economy of the country. He further stated that the federal government has entered into new negotiation with the labour and assured that a consensus will finally be reached on the matter.
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