As a directive from the National body, the Oyo state chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress is set for Tuesday’s rally over the minimum wage.
This was contained in a release by the secretary, Waheed Olojede.
See the release below:
NUT Oyo State Wing
Workers Mobilisation & Rally on National Minimum Wage Commences As Directed on Tuesday 8th January 2019.
In compliance with the directive of the National Leadership of Congress passed to State Councils of Congress at 10.20 pm today Monday 7th January 2019, I am to direct all teachers in Oyo State to vacate their duty posts and to report at NLC Secretariat, Yidi Agodi Ibadan by 7.00 am tomorrow, Tuesday 8th January 2019 for a Mega Protest Rally against government insensitivity to the plights of Nigerian Workforce as it affects Labour Demand for a new National Minimum Wage.
The rally will take workers through some popular streets in Ibadan Metropolis down to the State Government Secretariat for onward delivery of NLC President’s letter to the State Government.
You should please give this notice the widest publicity it deserves among our teachers.
Meanwhile, According to NLC Chairman, “The protest is about implementation, it has no link with the transmission. We are trying to see how the bill will be transmitted to the national assembly.