He was reacting to reports indicating that his state was among 17 states that were insolvent as their Internally Generated Revenues (IGR) in 2018 were far below 10 per cent of their receipts from the Federation Account Allocations
Ayuba Wabba, the president, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) said the protest was to express their grievance against workers treatment during a rally at the resident of Ngige on Wednesday in Abuja.
The minister of labour and productivity, Chris Ngige, has threatened legal action against members of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) for 'waking him up' in the past week during their protest at his Abuja residence.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, May 10, said that the salaries of all those earning above the new minimum wage will be reviewed immediately after the passage of the bill to the National Assembly.
Danjuma Saleh, the Bauchi state chairman for the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) during a press conference on Wednesday, May 8, said the state government had been asked to pay the salary on or before Friday, May 10.
The new analysis shows that Nigerians minimum wage can hardly get a full basic nutritional needs for an average worker in the country and the purchasing power of the wage is poor when compared with other countries.