NLC says the 35000 wage stays until new minimum wage

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NLC President, Joe Ajaero has said that the provisional salary package will be in effect until a minimum new wage as it will aid cushion the impact of the elimination of fuel subsidies.
Ajaero disclosed this while speaking against the backdrop of the wage award payment and nothing that the payment would run for only six months before the commencement of the national minimum wage.
He added that the organised labour did not sign a six-month wage award with the federal government but a wage award that will be in existence until the new minimum wage is determined.
The NLC president further disclosed that they are in the process of collating the compliance of the federal government on the payment of the wage award, and have even had a conversation with the leadership of the Trade Union Congress(TUC).
Recall that President Bola Tinubu, on October 1, 2023, approved N35,000 as the provisional wage increment for all treasury-paid workers for six months and had only paid two months.

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