Economy

Saturday, 03 September 2011 06:36

Minimum wage and the rest of us

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Should the civil servants working for the federal or state governments whether in the capital cities of Nigeria or in their villages rejoice that N18,000 is going to be the minimum salary for them every month? Should the children join the ceremonies that their parents will begin to smile home with such fat pay that equals US$118 approximately (N153 to US$1)? Should the government itself be proud that it has made a wonderful move to alleviate the sufferings of its poor servants who really run the activities of the state? This issue of minimum wage has piqued a lot of…