Members of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Osun State on Tuesday joined their counterparts throughout the nation to stage a protest for the implementation of the proposed N30,000 minimal wage.
The protest , which was led by the management of NLC and the Commerce Union Congress, TUC, along with a few of their associates moved a procession from the liberty park to Olaiya by Okefair junction in Osogbo metropolis, chanting totally different solidarity songs.
The NLC Chairman, Mr Jacob Adekomi, whereas talking with newsmen defined that the protest was to attract the eye of Nigerians to authorities’s try to compromise settlement reached with staff on the cost of thirty thousand naira minimal wage.
Adekomi confused that it was not truthful to all the time push staff to the wall on issues of wage increment which stays a constitutional situation and topic to overview each 5 years.
He argued that the brand new minimal wage was implementable if authorities might block loopholes and minimize wastages.
In the identical vein, his counterpart within the TUC, Mr Adekola Adebowale charged the Federal Authorities to begin the implementation of the proposed new minimal wage with out additional delay.
He reiterated the decision of the labour motion to not talk about additional on the problem with the federal government.