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Southwest Governors converge in Lagos to deliberate on proposed N62,000 Minimum Wage

Southwest governors are currently meeting behind closed doors in Lagos State.

All Southwest governors have converged in Lagos to deliberate on the proposed 62,000 miminum wage.

The meeting is being held behind closed doors.

The meeting, holding at the Lagos House in the Ikeja area of the state, is being hosted by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

It was gathereed that Babajide received the governors, who stormed Lagos for the zonal meeting.

Governor Sanwo-Olu, in company of his deputy, Dr Obafemi Hazmat, received Governors Lucky Aiyedatiwa (Ondo), Dapo Abiodun (Ogun), Seyi Makinde (Oyo), Ademola Adeleke (Osun) and Biodun Oyebanji (Ekiti) at the Lagos House, Ikeja.

The meeting is coming following the back and forth between the Nigerian Government and the organized labour over a new national minimum wage.

While labour is insisting on N250,000, the Nigerian government had proposed N62,000.

There  are widespread speculations that labour may resume its nationwide strike from Tuesday if the Nigerian government fails to heed its demands.