Again, FG, governors fail to agree on new minimum wage | 4Beta Naija
Chairman, National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission, Richard Egbule (left); Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong and Minister of Labour andEmployment, Chris Ngige, during the meeting of the National Minimum Wage Committee at the State House, Abuja…yesterday. PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUA • Labour holds national mourning, rules out fresh talks A meeting yesterday between Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and state governors to agree on a new national wage again stalemated. While organised labour is insisting on N30,000, the Federal Government wants to pay N24,000 and the states still undecided. The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF) and Zamfara chief executive, Abdul'Aizz Yari, said they were willing to pay but lacked the capacity. He, however, disclosed that an emergency meeting of the forum would hold today and brief the vice president and the Economic Management Team on their stance. The NGF boss maintained that "the governors still haven't come out with any figure." Addressing