The Organized Labour in Ekiti State has rejected the planned withdrawal of consequential adjustment on new minimum wage and subventions to institutions by the State Government.
Similarly, the Organized Labour also rejected stoppage of subventions to all the Institutions in Ekiti State, according to a statement signed by some leaders of Labour Unions in the State.
*Organized Labour in Ekiti State reject withdrawal of minimum wage and consequential adjustment as well as release of subventions to subvented institutions*
The organized Labour in Ekiti State met today with Mr Governor Dr John Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State on the state of the economy in the state.
The Organized Labour comprising NLC TUC and JNC expressed the position of entire workforce to Mr Governor that Workers of Ekiti State rejected any withdrawal of minimum wage and consequential adjustment payment of the state which is a product of a process.
In the same vein, the Organized Labour rejected any stoppage of subventions to all the subvented institutions in Ekiti State.
Also, the State Organized Labour, viewed any attempt under any guise to further impoverish the living standard of workers and all vulnerable groups in Ekiti State as inhuman and unacceptable.
To this end, the State Organized Labour further advocated for the inclusion of GL 13- GL 17 in the implementation of the consequential adjustment payment among other arrears of workers welfare.
Flowing from the above, the leadership of the Organized Labour promised the entire workers that there is no way we will comprise on the welfare of workers in the state, hence, workers should be rest assured of our commitment at all time to their yearnings and aspirations
Comrade ( Pharm) Kolapo Joshua Olatunde
Comrade Mrs Akinyemi Taiwo
Comrade Sola Adigun
Comrade kuloogun Lawrence
Comrade Kayode Fatomiluyi
Comrade Gbenga Olowoyo