Workers’ Day: Oyo NLC Chairman Urges FG To Find Solution To Insecurity

Workers in Oyo state have urged the federal government to find last solution to insecurity in the country.

The NLC chairman in Oyo State, Mr Kayode Martins, called on the Federal Government to find a lasting solution to kidnappings, banditry, insurgence, and terrorism rocking the entire country.

His response was supported by the National President of the Labour Union.

The president, Ayuba Wabba and the TUC counterpart, Quadri Olaleye vowed to resist attempt to remove the minimum wage from the Exclusive list to the Concurrent list.

The lamented that quality wages have been an issue in the face of the rising cost of living.

Wabba said though negotiation has been concluded some states two years ago, they are yet to conclude negotiations on the consequential increase in salaries.
He noted that the national minimum wages serve as social protection by providing a minimum income floor to safeguard low earners.

He lamented that there are attempts by a section of Nigeria’s ruling class to kill the National Minimum Wage by removing it as an item from the Exclusive Legislative List to the Concurrent Legislative List.

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