Key leaders of the National Assembly, including Senate President Godswill Akpabio and House Speaker Tajudeen Abbas, convened an emergency meeting with prominent labour leaders on Sunday evening in Abuja.

The meeting brought together Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) President Joe Ajaero, Trade Union Congress (TUC) President Festus Osifo, and chairmen of the Senate and House Committees on Labour, Employment, and Productivity, Diket Plang and Adegboyega Adefarati, respectively.

Other high-ranking officials in attendance included Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Senator George Akume, Minister of National Planning Atiku Bagudu, Minister of Labour, and the Head of Civil Service.

The urgent gathering aims to negotiate with Organised Labour and dissuade them from proceeding with their planned strike on Monday, June 3, 2024, which is centered on the new minimum wage and electricity tariff hike. bringing more details your way.

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