On Thursday, the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, communicated worry over President Muhammadu Buhari’s deferral in marking the National Minimum Wage Bill into Law. The NLc General Secretary, Dr. Peter Ozo-Eson communicated the inclination in a briefing with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN in Abuja, according to the report received by NIGERIA NEWS.
Dr. Ozo-Eson said that there has been a worry lingering among the Labour since the transmission of the bill from the National Assembly to the President which has been a long while ago.
He quoted by saying,
“We had believed that given all procedures before touching base by then, the long deferral in setting up a tripartite advisory group, the significant lot before the tripartite board of trustees to now conclude and every one of the discussions that had gone on” the president would have marked the bill into law.
“We imagined this was something Mr. President would consent to all around rapidly on the grounds that as we had before demonstrated, we would need this usage to be before May.
“Our position is to approach Mr. President to, immediately, consent to the New National Minimum Wage Bill with the goal that laborers can begin to appreciate the new the lowest pay permitted by law execution before May Day.”
The general secretary, in any case, noticed that separated from the open segment, specialists in the private area were likewise trusting that the law will be actualized so as to make their very own full arrangements and plans.
He said that in executing the new pay would likewise enable the economy to be worked in a situation of sureness.
He said the deferral was horrific.
And added that,
” So we need to interest Mr. President to consent to that bill immediately,”