- NLC has called for God’s intervention over the speedy implementation of the N30, 000 minimum wage
- The union sought the intervention of the lord at a thanksgiving service held for the reelection of Bayelsa’s chairman of the NLC, John Ndiomu
- According to the union, whatever God has ordained will surely come to pass
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Bayelsa chapter, has sought God’s face for all authorities concern to ensure speedy implementation of the N30, 000 minimum wage for workers in the country.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the bill signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari is still awaiting implementation.
The NLC at a thanksgiving service held for the reelection of Bayelsa’s chairman of the NLC, John Ndiomu at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Yenagoa, said it was an opportunity to seek God’s intervention.
A statement by Ndiomu on Sunday, said he was happy over God’s blessings in his live and labour activities in the state.
He noted that by God’s grace labour Unions would continue to grow from strength to strength.
“We also thank God for the new minimum wage; we all heard Governor Seriake Dickson recently during a meeting with PDP governors expressing his readiness to pay the N30,000 minimum wage.
“God has already granted our prayers on the signing of the new minimum wage into law and we believe that whatever God has ordained will surely come to pass, we are just waiting for government’s action.
“We call on all workers in the state to remain committed, the struggle is not the duty of labour leaders alone, we need the support of all workers to achieve our goals,” he said.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors have expressed their readiness to pay the N30,000 minimum wage recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The chairman of the PDP Governors’ Forum, Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen at the end of the forum’s meeting which ended in the early hours of Friday, June 7 in Abuja.
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