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The Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi, has opened up on the plans of Nigerian governor on the issue of the controversial N30,000 new minimum wage.
The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) is expected to hold a meeting with representatives of the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) on Wednesday, October 2.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kwara Council, has said that workers in the state have never enjoyed full implementation of the N18,000 minimum wage since 2011.
The union in an independence anniversary message said the talk by the federal government to set up another committee on the already approved N30,000 minimum wage makes Nigerian workers believe they have been swindled.
The minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige, says the federal government will reconstitute a new committee to begin fresh negotiations for full implementation of the new national minimum wage.
The federal government has told the organised labour to consider the bad economic situation of the country in its agitation for the implementation of the relativity/consequential adjustment of the N30,000 new minimum wage.