SENATOR Abdulffatai Buhari, the lawmaker representing Oyo North Senatorial districts at the upper chamber of the National Assembly has declared his total support for the agitation for increase in minimum wage for workers in Nigeria.
Buhari, who is the chairman Senate Committee on ICT and Cybercrime in a message to the workers on 2017 Workers Day said the quest for new minimum wage is long overdue. He expressed optimism that the executive arm of government will do the needy as soon as possible.
While felicitating with the workers, the Senator enjoined them not to relent in contributing to the growth of the nation and their respective states.
“Nigerian workers deserve to be commended for their doggedness and immense contributions to the advancement of Nigeria as a country, and it is on this note that I am joining them on this memorable day.
“I also want to use this medium to appeal to them, to please, corporate with those in the helms of affairs in at the Federal, State and Local Governments in their bids to take Nigeria out of its present economic situation. Our collective responsibilities will go a long way in preparing a better country for the coming generations.”