The Nigerian labour Congress has called off the planned nationwide strike initially scheduled to commence today, Tuesday to press home workers’ demand for a new national minimum wage.
The National Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, announced the suspension last night in Abuja at the end of the last meeting of the tripartite committee set up to come up with the new minimum wage
Wabba said the decision to suspend the action was reached after agreements were reached and documents signed.
He said “having reached this position and agreements signed, the proposed strike action is hereby suspended”.
He said the figure would only be made public after the committee’s report would have been presented to President Muhammadu Buhari by 4.15pm today, Tuesday 6th November, 2018.”
According to him, only one figure would be presented to the President.