When take-home pay no longer takes workers home


FUNMILAYO AREMU reports on the hardship being faced by Nigerian workers and how the rising prices of commodities over the years have made nonsense of their earnings.

Wande Coal, a Nigerian artiste, in one of his songs entitled, Se na like this we go deydey…, released in 2009, pointed out the hardship that Nigerians were facing at the time, comparing it to the luxury that was formerly enjoyed. He also sang about how good the economy used to be, and how workers’ welfare was a priority as graduate employees often received automobiles as soon as they secure a job.

He added that by 2009, however, the situation had deteriorated to the point where every Nigerian was crying out,…

Source: Nigerian Tribune