FG pushes N62,000 pay despite Labour’s opposition

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The Presidency, on Sunday, insisted that the N250,000 minimum wage clamour by Organised Labour is unsustainable, warning that the Federal Government cannot afford to channel all its resources to meet such a demand.
The warning comes two days after the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria raised concerns over the N62,000 being proposed by the FG, describing it as an insult to the intelligence of the average Nigerian worker.
Speaking during an exclusive interview with newsmen, the Special Adviser to President Bola Tinubu on Information and Strategy, Bayo Onanuga, stated that Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress ought to consider that the resources meant for the entire Nigerians could not be channeled to only benefit their members who are not more than 10 per cent of the entire population.
He further disclosed that the Federal Government might not meet the Labour leaders again unless something cogent turned up.

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