An Akure based legal practitioner, Mr Femi Emodamori has called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and State governors to urgently work out a decent national minimum wage for workers in the country amidst economic hardship caused by fuel subsidy removal.
In a Statement made available to newsmen in Akure, Ondo State capital, the lawyer advocated a minimum wage of one hundred and twenty thousand naira for the least paid workers to enable them cope with the economic situation.
Mr Emodamori said if each prison inmate is being fed with one thousand naira daily, it is only a reality that the current thirty thousand naira minimum wage could no longer feed or transport workers on monthly basis.
He urged the federal government to do more in fighting crude oil theft as values of resources that were being stolen could conveniently cater for a new minimum wage of workers.
Mr Emodamori cautioned that President Tinubu must act fast in revamping the economy, adding that there is too much anger, anguish, dissatisfaction, disenchantment and disillusionment among the citizenry in recent times.