Labour yesterday requested that all processes leading to the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage should be completed next month.
It also vowed not to accept anything less than the N30,000 recommended by the Tripartite Committee to President Muhammadu Buhari.
President of Trade Union Congress (TUC) Comrade Bobboi Bala Kaigama, who spoke at the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the association, said there was the urgent need to fast-track the implementation of the new wage.
Kaigama said he would not pre-empt President Buhari that the N30,000 agreed through tripartite negotiation could be reduced, but he added: The Federal Government is advised to avoid any action that can delay or truncate the process of enacting the new Minimum Wage Act as the consequences of allowing that to happen can be very devastating. Read more