LABOUR IN KWARA STATE SAYS GOVERNMENT IS NOT SINCERE ABOUT NEW MINIMUM WAGE FOR WORKERS
Written by miebaka ikiriko on January 15, 2021
The organized Labour in Kwara State is worried over what it described as the insincerity of the State Government on the new Minimum Wage for workers.
The Labour movement said it arrived at the conclusion after a look at the situation surrounding the non-payment of the minimum Wage in the State since April, 2019, after the bill was signed into law by President Muhammad Buhari.
The statement titled “ insincerity of Government on the issue of Minimum Wage in Kwara State was signed by the State NLC Chairman, Aliyu Issa Ore, Comrade Joseph Tunde Acting Chairman Trade Union Congress, TUC and Comrade Saliu Suleiman, Chairman Joint Negotiating committee, JNC.
It said the Government inaugurated the minimum Wage committee on December twenty –nineteen, 2019, but up till this moment, the issue remains inconclusive.
According to the statement, out of the thirty-six States of the federation, over ninety-four percent has overcome the issue of minimum Wage and even provided other welfare package to the workers of their various States for effective and efficient service delivery.