“N30,000 Minimum Wage not Possible in Oyo” – Governor-elect

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Amidst the canvass for the payment of the approved minimum wage to workers across the federation, the Oyo State Governor-Elect, Seyi Makinde, has stressed that his state cannot pay the new National Minimum Wage of N30,000.

The member-elect said this while addressing newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday, May 1, adding that individual states “ought to have been allowed to negotiate the new minimum wage for their workers as the condition of living varies from state to state”.

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He maintained that he would renegotiate the implementation of the new minimum wage with the state branch of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).

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