Subsidy: The FG will reconsider wages for workers – Akpabio

In a recent statement, Nigeria’s Senate President, Godswill Obot Akpabio, has expressed that the Federal Government is contemplating a revision of workers’ salaries in order to mitigate the impact of the removal of fuel subsidies.

In a momentous gathering at the National Assembly on Tuesday, the distinguished Akpabio, amidst his role as host, engaged in a discourse with Ekiti State Governor, Abiodun Oyebanji, and esteemed members of parliament from the State. With an air of assurance, Akpabio conveyed to the Nigerian populace that the Federal Government is cognizant of the challenges that have arisen in the wake of the removal of fuel subsidy.

In his statement, he emphasized that the removal of fuel subsidies was a crucial step taken by the current administration in its fight against corruption. He argued that the prevailing fuel subsidy system reeks of corruption and needed to be addressed urgently.

In a recent statement, the individual in question emphasized the criticality of removing the fuel subsidy, asserting that Nigeria’s very existence as a nation would have been imperiled in the coming years had this action not been taken. Furthermore, they underscored that by revising the subsidy upwards, the government would be equipped with the necessary resources to fulfill its obligations of compensating employees with their due salaries and wages.

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In a recent development, Oyebanji expressed his admiration for the President of the Senate, acknowledging his notable accomplishments during his tenure over the past month.

In a resolute proclamation, he avowed the unwavering backing of both the populace and the governing body in ensuring the triumph of his tenure as the President of the 10th Senate. Furthermore, he expressed their preparedness to collaborate harmoniously with the legislative branch, with the shared objective of propelling the nation towards progress and prosperity.

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