Labour Insists On N907,000 New Minimum Wage

The Nigeria Civil Service Union, NCSU, on Thursday adopted the position of the NLC on the figure for the new minimum wage.

The NCSU leaders explained that it fully adopts the position of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, during the zonal meetings with the Tripartite Committee of the Minimum Wage, where it had proposed about N907,000 as the new minimum wage.

Speaking at the 58th Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting of the Nigeria Civil  Service Union, Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja chapter, the Federal Council Chairman, Comrade Adoga Gupada Aruwa, alleged that Nigeria is at the mercy of the foreign agencies like the International Monetary Fund, IMF whose policies are said to be anti-people.

He said, “I must inform you that our dear country is faced with a lot of challenges. The most vital of these challenges is economic challenge. You will agree with me that our government has no concrete idea on how to solve these challenges.

“We seem to be at the mercy of international agencies who are trying to direct our economic affairs such as the IMF. This of course, may bring about job losses.”

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