Make Minimum Wage ‘Meaningful’ To Workers – APC Senator, MOB Appeals To Buhari
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The senator representing Ekiti Central senatorial district, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to work on the economy, arrest inflation, increase production and strengthen the naira for the N30,000 minimum wage to be meaningful to Nigerian workers.
Bamidele said the current hyper-inflation blowing across the nation has affected every sector of the economy and had rubbished the dividends inherent in the implementation of the new minimum wage.
Bamidele fondly called MOB disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists commemorating the 2021 edition of the Workers’ Day.
The All Progressives Congress Chieftain saluted the Nigerian workers for being steadfast in their patriotism to the nation, describing them as the engine room of the socio- economic and political sphere, occupying the middle class that works for the survival of the economy.
Bamidele urged them to continually hopeful in the Nigerian project and make adequate contributions towards salvaging the country from the parlous state it finds itself economically and security-wise.
The federal lawmaker also condemned the spate of kidnapping of some Nigerian workers in many states of the federation while serving their fatherland’s, saying these were suffice to dampen the workers’ Morales.