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The organised labour has appealed to state Houses of Assembly to identify with workers by compelling governors to pay the new minimum wage.
Citing instances during his tenure as the national president of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Oshiomhole as an easily organised employer of labour, state governments should take the lead in paying civil servants better.
The controversy over implementation of the approved N30,000 minimum wage for Nigerian workers does not seem to be stopping any moment soon as organised labour has vowed to fight any governor that fails to comply with the payment.
Speaking on Monday, October 28, the chairman of the NGF, Kayode Fayemi, said the agreement over consequential adjustments by the Federal Executive Council led by the vice president cannot be binding on states.
The payment of the new minimum wage approved for the workers by the federal government may hit brick-wall in some states of the federation following a revelation by the governors.
The acting national president of the NLC, Amaechi Asuguni, while speaking with journalists advised all state councils to wait for the federal government's template for the new minimum wage.