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We will soon reach agreement with labour, says Uzodinma

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As parties to the minimum wage negotiations continue their meeting in Abuja, Hope Uzodinma, Imo State Governor has expressed confidence that the negotiation will not end in a deadlock again.

Uzodinma, who stated this at the end of the technical committee meeting on Friday, declared that the federal government has reached an agreement with the organised private sector on the new minimum wage.

The Imo State Governor who is also the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors Forum, said the federal government team will engage with members of labour to also reach an agreement on the new Minimum wage.

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“We have just finished the technical committee meeting and we have reached an agreement with the organised private sector and we are now moving down for the plenary

“The technical committee meeting is over and of course, you know that it is a tripartite committee meeting and I am almost confident that in a few minutes from now, we would have reached a compromise.

“We hope to be able to reach an agreement with labour at the plenary”.

Gorge Akume, Secretary to the government of the federation SGF joined the meeting at about 6pm.

This is as Festus Osifo, President of the Trade Union Congress TUC, also joined the meeting at exactly 7.15pm.

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