Executive Bill On Minimum Wage To Be Sent To NASS Soon – Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu Wednesday said the Federal Government will soon send an executive bill to the National Assembly to enshrine what had been agreed upon with organized labour on the new minimum wage.

The president said this during a nationwide broadcast in commemoration of Democracy Day. He noted that the Federal Government and organized labour engaged in constructive negotiation on the new minimum wage.

He said: “We have negotiated in good faith and with open arms with organized labour on a new national minimum wage. We shall soon send an executive bill to the National Assembly to enshrine what has been agreed upon as part of our law for the next five years or less.

“In the face of labour's call for a national strike, we did not seek to oppress or crack down on the workers as a dictatorial government would have done. We chose the path of cooperation over conflict.

“No one was arrested or threatened. Instead, the labour leadership was invited to break bread and negotiate towards a good-faith resolution.”

Last updated on July 15th, 2024 at 11:32 pm

Do you find NaijaChoice useful? Click here to give us five stars rating!

Follow NaijaChoice on Social Media

Twitter: @naijachoice01 Facebook: @naijachoicenig Instagram: @naijachoiceng Tiktok: @naijachoice

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU 🔥

  Ohanaeze Opposes Tinubu’s Livestock Ministry, Calling It a Revival of Ruga Tinubu Reverses Adekanmbi’s Appointment As HYREP Coordinator, Reinstates Zabbey Tinubu’s ADC Yusuf, Crowned King Of Ilemona In Kwara Tinubu’s ADC Yusuf, Crowned King Of Ilemona In Kwara Tinubu Appoints Idris Ajimobi As SSA On Livestock Development Tinubu to Reshuffle His Cabinet Soon, Says Daniel Bwala, Criticizes Ndume President Tinubu Renames National Theatre As Wole Soyinka Centre For Arts PDP Appeals Judgment Nullifying Edo Gubernatorial Primary PDP Appeals Judgment Nullifying Edo Gubernatorial Primary Tinubu Offers Fresh Appointment To Attahiru Jega Food Scarcity, Hunger: Nigerians Losing Patience, Senate Tells Tinubu Food Scarcity, Hunger: Nigerians Losing Patience, Senate Tells Tinubu Auto Draft Samoa Agreement: Ita Enang Asks National Assembly To Sue FG

Alternative Tags:

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*