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BREAKING: NLC demands N794,000 minimum wage for workers in South West

The Nigeria Labour Congress is pressing for a new national minimum wage of N794,000 for workers in the South West geopolitical zone.

Funmi Sessi, the chairperson of the Lagos State NLC chapter, conveyed this demand during her presentation at the ongoing public hearing of the Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage in Ikeja, Lagos.

Sessi highlighted that the consensus on this demand was reached collectively by all members of the union in the South West.

The initiative for the new minimum wage was inaugurated by President Bola Tinubu, represented by Vice President Kashim Shettima, with a 37-member panel established on January 30, 2024, in Abuja.

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