Nigeria Labour Congress NLC Nasarawa State Chapter has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting into law the New National Minimum Wage Bill.
Chairman of NLC in the state Comrade Abdullahi Adeka gave the commendation while speaking with Radio Nigeria in Lafia
Comrade Abdullahi Adeka stated that by signing into law a new nation minimum wage for the Nigerian workers, the president has demonstrated uncommon disposition towards ensuring industrial harmony between government and the workers.
He applauded Nigerian workers for their patience and solidarity while the struggle for a new minimum wage lasted.
Comrade Abdullahi Adeka, also called on Nasarawa state government to expedite action towards addressing some of the challenges workers in the state are facing especially non payment of four months salary arrears, non implementation of promotions and annual increments among other issues.
The labour leader appealed to members in the state to conduct themselves peacefully during the forthcoming states delegates conference where a new set of leaders would emerge to take NLC to the next level.