Nigerian Workers Salary Scale
The clamour for the increase in commitment towards the welfare of workers is not only in Nigeria. Workers around the world are always in constant demand for better work pay and conditions.
With the recently signed N30,000 minimum wage bill into law by President Buhari followed by the gradual implementation of same by some state governors, Nigeria still does not rank well among countries with better minimum wage.
Out of the top 10 countries with highest minimum wage in the world, Australia tops the list. Nigeria, with the N30,000 newly implemented wage bill, falls short.
The governor of Yobe state, Ibrahim Gaidam, has declared that his administration is up-to-date with the payment of salaries, pensions and gratuities to workers without without taking loans from any commercial bank.
Today is worker's day. The ovation is loud, every state capital is colorful as workers troop out in their numbers to celebrate the D-day. One needs to salute the persistent determination of the Nigerian workers.
Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina state on Wednesday, May 1 said he could not conclude whether or not he would pay the N30,000 new minimum wage.