Ekiti NLC Gets New Leadership..As Fayemi Promises Implementation Of N30,000 Minimum Wage. By Gbenga Sodeinde.
The Former Chairman of the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria University
Ekiti State University Branch Comrade Olatunde Kolapo has been elected as
the new chairman of NLC in Ekiti state.
At the delegate conference which took place in Ado Ekiti , Comrade Kolapo
emerged unopposed among other executive Members.
Speaking on the occasion the National president of NLC Comrade Ayuba Waba whose address was delivered by one of the Ex-ocficios Comrade Maureen Onyia-Ekwuazi said the Congress would not take anything short of #30,000 as minimum wage from state governors.
Comrade Waba urged the new labour leaders to be resolute and committed in
the struggle for the welfare of their members without compromise.
Performing the opening ceremony, Governor of Ekiti state Dr Kayode Fayemi
who was represented by the Chief of Staff Mr Biodun Omoleye promised the
readiness of government to pay the #30,000 minimum wage.
The governor said the newly elected leadership of the trade unions in the
state would be invited soon for a meeting on the modalities to ensure the
He announced that all facilities at Government offices would be upgraded while confusion e environment would be provided to ensure optimal performance of workers.
The Head of service My Ayodeji Ajayi had a earlier reiterated the commitment of government to the welfare of workers.