Minimum wage: ODHA Speaker pledges legislative backing
By Jubril Bada
The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr. Bamidele Oleyelogun has assured of giving the state government the necessary legislative support to enable it pay the new minimum wage in the state.
The Speaker gave the assurance in a chat with journalists at this year’s May Day celebration held at Gani Fawehinmi Freedom Arcade along lgbatoro Road, Akure.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State had assured to pay the minimum wage in line with law and said the welfare of workers is paramount to his administration for optimal productivity from workers to be achieved.
Oleyelogun, who described Akeredolu as a worker friendly governor said he is a man of his words that fulfils his promises.
He explained that the House will support him with enabling laws that will help his administration to pay the minimum wage to civil servants.
His words”He is a man of action that will tell you what to do and he will do it .
“We are ready to support with all enabling laws that will help him to pay minimum salary and take care of the welfare of workers.
“The welfare of workers which is paramount to him is also paramount to lawmakers.