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NANS pushes FG to accede to NLC’s demand over minimum wage.

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) supports the Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) in their call for an increase in the national minimum wage. The NANS encourages the Federal Government to accept the labor union’s offer in the interest of Nigerian workers.

According to the press release issued by NANS President Pedro Obi, present economic realities have substantially decreased the ordinary Nigerian worker’s purchasing power.

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“The rise in inflation, increasing living expenses, and the naira’s continuous depreciation have made it increasingly difficult for many households to satisfy their basic demands. Within this setting, organized labor’s demands for a livable wage become not only legitimate, but also necessary.”


“the country’s young and student population is significantly impacted by the well-being of our grandparents and guardians, who are mostly workers and public servants.

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“bettered minimum wage could turn in increased standard of living for hundreds of thousands of Nigerian households, creating greater opportunities for students who wish to concentrate on their studies and individual advancement.”

As a result, we urge the government at large to start a productive conversation with the labor union in order to work out an amicable minimum wage agreement.

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