Oyo Labour Leaders Demand New Minimum Wage from Gov Makinde

By Ridwan Oyebamiji
The leaders of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo state chapter on Tuesday met behind closed-door with Governor Seyi Makinde.
They said the meeting became imperative to sustain the ongoing industrial harmony between the government and the workers.
 The state NLC, Comrade Bayo Titilola-Sodo told journalists that they had deliberations with the governor on how to implement the new minimum wage to the letter.
He stressed the need for Oyo state government to rise to the challenge of paying the new wage.
Titilola-Sodo, stated that the deadline for the negotiation of the minimum wage to resume has been issued.
While applauding the government on the prompt payment of salaries and pension, Titilola-Sodo also urged the governor to as a matter of urgency look into the issue of minimum wage; status of directors in the state and promotion arrears.
The NLC equally lauded the review of appointment of workers whose job were terminated by the immediate past adminstration.
Titilola-Sodo pointed out that the appointment of many were cut without due process.


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