By Tambaya Julius, Abuja
President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, has provided assurance to Nigerian workers that the government is prepared to review their salaries, aiming to mitigate the effects of fuel subsidy removal.
During a courtesy visit by Governor Abiodun Oyebanji of Ekiti State and members of the National Assembly from the state, Akpabio expressed that the decision to remove fuel subsidy, under the administration led by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, was driven by the need to combat corruption within the petroleum sector.
This move marks the government’s initial step in the fight against corruption.
According to Akpabio, “The removal of fuel subsidy was a necessary measure for Nigeria’s survival in the coming years.
Additionally, the salaries and wages of workers will be reviewed to ensure that Nigerians receive a living wage.”
In his address to the governor, Akpabio praised the representatives from Ekiti State in the 10th National Assembly, acknowledging their commitment and dedication to the legislature.
He highlighted the significant contributions the “land of knowledge” has to offer the country, particularly in the Senate.
The President of the Senate affirmed his intention to collaborate with Ekiti State for the overall benefit of Nigerians.
Governor Abiodun Oyebanji of Ekiti State commended President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, for his remarkable achievements during his first month in office.
He expressed full support from the people and government of Ekiti State, emphasizing their readiness to partner with the legislature in propelling the nation’s progress forward.
The Nigerian government, led by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, recognizes the urgent need to combat corruption in the petroleum sector.
By removing fuel subsidy, the government aims to implement comprehensive measures to curb corruption and promote transparency in the industry.
Ensuring Nigerian Workers’ Welfare Understanding the potential impact of fuel subsidy removal on Nigerian workers, the government is committed to reviewing salaries and wages.
This initiative aims to guarantee that workers receive a living wage, thus ensuring their well-being amidst the changes in the energy sector.
The President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, commends the representatives from Ekiti State in the 10th National Assembly for their dedication and contributions.
Ekiti State, known as the “land of knowledge,” possesses immense potential to benefit the nation, particularly through collaboration with the Senate.
The government is eager to harness these strengths for the betterment of all Nigerians.
Governor Abiodun Oyebanji of Ekiti State wholeheartedly supports President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, and his achievements in office.
The people and government of Ekiti State are committed to partnering with the legislature to drive progress and prosperity in the country.