Minimum wage : NLC commends NASS


Ayuba Wabba of NLC, president

By Peter Uwumarogie

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Gombe State Council, has applauded the National Assembly’s speedy passage the bill proposing N30,000 as new national minimum wage.

The Senate had on Tuesday approved N30,000 as the new national minimum wage, after its ad-hoc committee on new minimum wage submitted its report.

Mr Haruna Kamara, the state’s NLC Chairman, gave the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)  in Gombe on Wednesday.

He said that the gesture by the lawmakers was a testimony to their high level of patriotism and commitment to the well-being of workers.

He added that such patriotism and commitment could lead to the desired improvement in the living standard of workers.

“I want to most sincerely thank and commend the national assembly for the honour done to Nigerian workers which will bring the desired change in terms of improving the living condition of workers generally.

“We are highly…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria