NLC protests against amendment of minimum wage

As a follow up to its directive to members and associated bodies on Tuesday (yeaterday) members of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) are presently protesting against plans to amend the national minimum wage act.

According to reports, a Bill to remove the national minimum wage from exclusive list to concurrent list has passed second reading at the House of Representatives. The bill is being sponsored by Honourable Garba Mohammed of Sabon Gari Federal Constituency, Kaduna State.

Some of the protesters were seen carrying placards with inscriptions such as: “On National Minimum Wage We Stand” , No To Minimum Wage on Concurrent List, “Yes To Minimum Wage on Exclusive List.” Right about now, it is expected that the protest is holding simultaneously across states.

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