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The delay in payment of the approved national minimum wage by the Kwara State government is still generating serious concern among the workers and labour leaders in the state.

Speaking with reporters, the Chairman, Trade Union Congress, TUC, Akinshola Akinwumi, and others lamented the drastic hike on food commodities and other essential services in the town which they said has compounded the difficulties facing the state workers.

Akinwumi maintained that all the efforts made by the Union to get the attention of the State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, to have another roundtable discussion on the matter proved abortive.

He stressed further that the labour unions in the state will not hesitate to embark on another industrial action if the government continues to delay the full implementation of the minimum wage in the state.

Meanwhile, the TUC Chairman has appealed to the workers in the state to endure a little more on the matter to observe the body language of the state government before taking the next line of action.