The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and United Labour Congress (ULC) have suspended the planned nationwide strike.
After an extensive meeting in Abuja last night, the proposed strike for today November 6th was called off by the unions after both parties agreed on a new minimum wage.
However, the Federal government and the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress NLC will today by 4.15 pm announce the new minimum wage agreed upon by both parties.
Speaking after the meeting which ended by 10pm yesterday, Ms Amma People, who is the chairman of the Tripartite Committee deliberating on the new minimum wage, told newsmen that the report from the meeting would be presented to President Buhari and that the new minimum wage will be announced to Nigerians by 4.15 pm.
“I am happy to report to you that we have concluded our assignment and we will submit our report to the President by 4.15pm on Tuesday.
“We will reveal the figure at the presentation,” she assured.