The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called for a reduction in the salaries of political office holders in the country. The NLC president, Ayuba Wabba, speaking in Abuja on Tuesday, February 4, at a press briefing, said political office holders in Nigeria are being overpaid. Wabba stated that the salaries of the Nigerian political elite are much higher than any other in the world.

Meanwhile, the Sokoto state government has reportedly joined the list of the few states that have approved the full implementation of the N30,000 national new minimum wage.

Leadership newspaper reports that Isah Bajini Galadanci who is the state’s commissioner for information disclosed this. The payment will start by the end of the month of January, the commissioner added.


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