Minimum Wage Strike: FG dribbled us for 11 months - Labour leaders • Labour centres propose N65,500; Govs: N25,000; Private sector: N25,000; FG: ? • Negotiations resume October 4 – Ngige Read More At: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/09/minimum-wage-strike-fg-dribbled-us-for-11-months-labour-leaders/ The Vanguard report needs to be read in full to understand what had transpired since November 2017 when that 30-man committee was inaugurated by PMB. It is clear from the report that the FG team had been stalling the progress of the committee business. It's either no finish date was set for the committee or somebody felt it could take as long as possible. Obviously, such a stance is against the well-being of the low-wage earners who face a monumental task of providing for their families in the face of rising costs. The legislative arm of the government has not been involved yet, but being the highest paid group in the public service, their earnings were tabled in comparison with the minimum wage being requested. This came out as follows: It does put things into perspective. The labourers doing the donkey work to keep the nation moving should be accorded due dignity and recognition, along with commensurate remuneration.