BREAKING: NLC rejects N27,000 minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected the N27,000 new National Minimum Wage adopted by the National Council of State on Tuesday. Dr. Peter Ozo-Eson, the NLC General Secretary, made this known to newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday. According to him, the council has no jurisdiction determining another amount after a Tripartite Committee has submitted its report. “It is abysmal of government to be delaying the submission of an Executive Bill to the National Assembly and by wrongfully adopting N27,000 through the Council of States,” he said. Ozo-Eson, however, said…

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