Oyo Committed to Payment of Minimum Wage, Ajimobi Reassures

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Abiola Ajimobi

Kemi Olaitan in Ibadan

Workers in Oyo State are in joyous mood as the state Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, wednesday assured them of the resolve of his administration to pay the N30,000 minimum wage recently approved by President Muhammadu Buhari without delay.

Ajimobi, who addressed the workers at this year’s May Day rally held at the Lekan Salami Sports Complex in Ibadan, said as soon as the ongoing negotiations initiated by labour leaders with the government are concluded and documented, the enhanced salaries would be paid to elevate the living condition of the workers.

Adeyemo thanked the workers for their dedication and support in the past eight years, stating that they were the engine room of his administration’s successful implementation of its restoration, transformation and repositioning agenda.

He used the occasion to assure workers affected by the recently-concluded certificate verification that those with genuine cases would be given a second opportunity to prove their innocence, stressing that those unable to defend their credentials would not be

spared.