The Ogun State government has commenced payment of the new minimum wage of N30,000 to all its workers.
It would be recalled that the state government had an agreement with the leadership of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Joint Negotiating Council (JNC) to effect the new minimum wage from the month of October.
Commenting on the development, the State Chairman, Nigerian Labour Congress, Comrade Emmanuel Bankole said, “the payment of the new minimum wage is a commendable and welcome development”.
He appreciated Governor Dapo Abiodun on behalf of entire Organized Labour in the State for fulfilling his promise on the new minimum wage.
Comrade Bankole added that it is our hope that this development will open a new vista of…