Imo State chapter members of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to hasten the process of the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage.
They added that they were ready to reject anybody who rejects the minimum wage.
In Anambra State, NLC promised not to vote for any political party that did not support the implementation of the new minimum wage.
The protest in Imo State which ended with a slight disagreement, the executives were led by Comrade Austin Chilakpu, they march to one direction while some members marched to the Government House roundabout along Okigwe road, led by Mr. Samuel Iwuala.
According to the group led by Iwuala, they said:
“We are here for the good of Nigeria. We are here for the upliftment of this country. We have been contributing positively to the growth of this country.
“But what we get is insult, what we get is maltreatment. We are tired of the hardship we are passing through. We are insisting that the minimum wage must be 30,000 naira.