House of Reps assures Nigerian workers that the proposed minimum wage Bill will passed

House of Representatives has assured Nigerian workers that the proposed minimum wage Bill will pass through several stages to ensure that thier rights are fully protected before becoming a law.

Leader of the house, Alh Alhassan Ado Doguwa, made the remark while addressing members of the Nigerian labour Congress who were at the National Assembly to Protest against the Bill.

Alh Ado Doguwa, explained that the Bill which passed second reading at the floor of the house must arrive at the stage of a public hearing to listen to the views of all stakeholders.

He said leadership of the NLC would also be invited to discuss with the Constitution review committee to make their position known as part of plans carry every body along in the process.

In his remark, Deputy chief whip of the Senate, Senator Sabi Abdullahi, re-assurance the protesting workers that interest of the Nigerian workers will continue to be priority of the National Assembly.

The President of the Nigerian labour Congress NLC, Comerade Ayuba Waba, who described the Bill as retrogressive confirmed that NLC will declare an indefinite strike if the bill passed and their concerns are not met.


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