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All Nigeria Latest News reports that the Senate President, Senator Godswill Akpabio and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Tajudeen Abbas, on Sunday evening, arrived at a meeting with the leadership of the Organised Labour in Abuja as part of last-minute efforts to persuade aggrieved workers to shelve their planned industrial action for a new minimum wage.

Joe Ajaero, the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and his Trade Union Congress (TUC) counterpart, Festus Osifo; are at the meeting with Senate in Abuja.

The leadership of the National Assembly said the meeting was to “avert the impending industrial action” to commence on Monday, June 3, 2024, “which would have severe repercussions on the populace and economy”.

The decision of the Organised Labour followed the deadlock between the Federal Government and the unions over a new national minimum wage and reversal of the recent hike in electricity tariffs.

The Chairmen of the Senate and House Committees on Labour, Employment and Productivity respectively, Diket Plang, and Adegboyega Adefarati, are also at the meeting.

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