One of the challenges bedeviling our country for which its resultant effect has been agitations, terrorism, banditry, kidnapping, unemployment, and poverty is the inequality trend between the privileged few known as “Elites” that are often around the corridors of power, and the neglected common Nigerians that always bear the brunt of those greedy few.
Nevertheless, in their plan of securing, uniting and managing our national diversity, HE Peter Obi and Senator Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed have promised to eradicate the ugly trend.
And how will they achieve it? Simply! Through resolving the national minimum wage problem, by doing away with the extant salary structure of which privileged few earn more than others.
An hourly productivity-based national minimum rate will be introduced as the solution. It is a scheme by which public and private sector employers should pay employees based on their actual productivity. Yes, it’s PO-ssible and will be done