By Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara
Kwara State Governor, Mr AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has assembled a negotiating team to interface with representatives of the labour unions over the minimum wage.
The team are people led by government officials and leadership of the labour unions in the state,
This was contained in a statement made available to Western Post on Thursday by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Rafiu Ajakaye.
The team, according to the statement, comprises Commissioners for Finance (Chairman); Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs (member); Works and Transport (member); Special Adviser to the Governor (Special Duties); Permanent Secretaries Ministry of Finance; Service Welfare; Establishment and Training; Justice; and Local Government Service Commission; Kwara State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC); Kwara State Chairman of the Trade Union Congress (TUC); Chairman of the Joint Negotiating Council; and Secretary of the Joint Negotiating Council.
The secretary of the committee is the Director (Establishment and Pension) Mrs Onaolapo Alaya, the statement added.
AbdulRazaq had on Tuesday directed the Head of Service Mrs Modupe Susan Oluwole to constitute a panel to discuss the minimum wage question in Kwara.