I WILL PEG MINIMUM WAGE AT 100K, ADP PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE SAYS

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The presidential candidate of the Action Democratic Party, Yabagi Sani, on Wednesday, said he would review minimum wage and pay N100,000 as new minimum wage to enhance workers productivity.

Yabagi made the disclosure to newsmen in Abuja while unveiling his running mate, Prince Martin Kunle Olateru-Olagbegi.

“Our agenda shall be anchored on the deployment of new governance models to restructure Nigeria and give our people a new direction,” he said.

Speaking on workers welfare, he stated, “The Nigerian economy has the capacity to give a minimum of N100,000 per month to the least paid worker in this country. We have the capacity, what we are losing is leadership.

“A country that is number six among the crude oil and gas exporting countries in the world; a country that is number three among the gas exporting countries in the world; a country that has the largest population in Africa; a country that is remarkable in terms of where the resources of this world are deposited and a country that has the youngest population, youngest workers and youngest capital with all the potential, we cannot be paying N30,000 per month as minimum wage. Believe me, it is very small”. He concluded.

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