As today, May 1st marks the International Workers Day, the Nigerian Labor Congress (NLC) has appealed to the Kwara state government to implement the N30,000 minimum wage for workers.
This appeal was issued in a statement signed by the state’s Chapter Chairman, Alhaji Issa Ore
The Chairman said it was important that the wage was implemented with immediate effect, especially with the hardship caused by the COVID-19.“In the face of the hardship which Nigerians are currently going through as a result of the lockdown imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19 and its effects on the economy, we want to appeal to the state government to ensure the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage for workers”.
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The Chairman also urged all workers to stay at home, while practising standard health measures to keep them safe from the pandemic.Photo Credit: Getty