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Tripartite committee on minimum wage submits report to FG

Alhaji Bukar Goni Aji-led 37-member Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage, on Monday, submitted its report to the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF).

Segun Imohiosen, Director of the Information and Public Relations Office at the SGF’s office, announced this in a statement.

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu inaugurated a 37-member Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage on Tuesday, 30th January 2024, per the provisions of the Minimum Wage Act 2019, where it was tasked with the responsibility of recommending a new national minimum wage for Nigerian workers in public and private sectors.

Imohiosen said, “The Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage has concluded its assignment and submitted a Report to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation on Monday, 10th June 2024.”

He said a formal presentation of the report will be made to the President for appropriate action when the leadership of the Organised Labour as well as representatives of the 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, Senator George Akume, thanked the Chairman of the Committee, Alhaji Bukar Goni Aji, and the members for their commitment and sacrifices.

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