The governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Senator Olufemi Lanlehin, has assured workers in the state of his readiness to pay N30, 000 as minimum wage.
Lanlehin gave this assurance on Thursday, in Ibadan, while interacting with members of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and its sister union, the Trade Union Congress (TUC).
Lanlehin, who gave a detailed account of his proposed manifesto, itemised free and qualitative education, from primary to secondary school, and massive investment in tertiary education, the establishment of functional and well stocked primary healthcare centres as some of his cardinal policies.
He also promised the reintroduction of farm settlements, wealth creation through the use of local contractors and artisans in project execution, sports development, employment generation, and women-cum-youth empowerment.
“We will run a people-centered government, prioritising payment of salaries, pensions and gratuities, and giving our workers, the pride of place,” Lanlehin said.