Tinubu approves additional N10,000 for workers

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President Bola Tinubu has approved additional N10,000 for workers for a period of six months.

This follows a meeting which the Federal Government officials had with labour leaders on Sunday to avert the looming nationwide strike.

At the meeting chaired by Femi Gbajabiamila, Chief of Staff to the President, it was agreed that the N25,000 which the president promised low-cadre workers for six months would be made available to all workers.

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However, the Labour leaders reportedly rejected the offer and demanded more.

Shortly after, reports on the development were filed, the presidency issued a statement announcing the additional N10,000 increase.

“The Federal Government, on Sunday, October 1, 2023 met with the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) on measures to address the dispute arising from the removal of subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS).


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