The Federal Government team was led by the Secretary of the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, Ngige, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammad; Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipreye Sylva; Keyamo and Jedy-Agba. While summarizing the events of the meeting, Mustapha thanked the organized Workers` Party for its understanding. He assured that the federal government would try to fulfill its own part of the agreement. “After some delicate negotiations (with the two ministers as conciliators), the government and labour finally agreed on the consequent adjustment of the other wages after the introduction of the minimum wage plus N30,000. We are working on the statement,” Keyamo tweeted. As it reacted to the deal, the Trade Union Congress (TUC) described it as “a win-win situation” the federal government and the work to reach an agreement at 2:53 a.m. after hours of meeting, said Festus Keyamo, Nigeria`s Minister of State for Labour and Employment. The federal government and the organized workforce finally agreed on Thursday on the percentage increase in the adjustment of workers` wages resulting from the new minimum wage of N30,000. The deal came 182 days after President Muhammadu Buhari signed the new minimum wage. Afta di meeting, federal post details of wetin dem agree wit labour for dia twitter post. When the meeting reached an advanced stage, the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, tweeted from the place that the two sides had reached an agreement, but he did not give details. The Technical Subcommittee must submit its report within two (2) weeks.
During the two weeks, discOs suspend the application of cost-based electricity tariff adjustments. At the meeting, it was also decided that the following issues concerning work should be treated as points in their own right: “40% of the government`s share in discotheques and the proportion of workers, which must be reflected in the composition of disco boards; a comprehensive and independent review of activities in the energy sector, as provided for in the Memorandum of Understanding on privatisations, to be carried out before the end of 2020, under the representation of the Labour Party. President Buhari signed the new Minimum Wage Act in April 2019. However, implementation has stalled due to differences between unions and government officials over wage adjustments. “I think it`s a very good thing that the unions and the government can really cooperate constructively to reach an agreement,” she said. He said a governance structure including representatives of organized labor should be put in place for timely delivery. Through the general intervention, the federal government agreed to mitigate the effects of downstream sectoral deregulation and tariff adjustment in the electricity sector. Disagreement over how the new minimum wage law, signed by President Muhammadu Buhari in April, was to be implemented, had lasted months to be thanked, with the organized worker threatening to strike. He said the third category of the country`s salary structure, namely military and paramilitary officers, should also be included in the agreement. Following negotiations on several issues raised by all parties, the following resolutions were adopted and adopted by mutual agreement: with regard to the electricity tariff, the parties agreed on the creation of a technical committee composed of ministries, departments, agencies (MDAs), NLC and TUC, which will work from Monday, September 28, 2020 for a period of two (2) weeks. . .