Labour Leaders Protest In Kwara State Against Minimum Wage 1
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Labour Leaders Protest In Kwara State Against Minimum Wage

Members of Kwara state chapter of the Nigeria Labour congress , NLC Tuesday have joined their counterparts across the federation to protest the Non implementation of the 30,000 naira national minimum wage which was promised to be given to the Nigerian workers by the federal government.

Labour Leaders Protest In Kwara State Against Minimum Wage 2

The protest took off from the NLC secretariat alonge Ahmadu Bello way to the government House in Ilorin. Presenting the Protest letter to the kwara state governor , Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed who was represented by the head of service, Mrs Susan Modupe Oluwole ,the National President of NLC Comrade Ayuba Wabba represented by the Auditor Of Kwara NLC , Mr Isa Ore said the present salary of Nigerian worker is highly disappointing and definitely nothing to write home about.

He made it known that ,”Nigerian workers deserve a living wage of N30,000 no more,no less.Mr President and all the governors should demonstrate understanding, by doing the needful,because we will not back down on our demands ” In his own view the chairman RATAWU kwara state council, Comrade Garba Bashiru said there is the need for government to pay workers a living wage to enable them fit in to the society and her remark the Kwara state head of service, Mrs Susan Modupe Oluwole said, something should be done concerning the minimum wage.

 

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