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S-East political leaders demand review of revenue sharing formula

Daily News
12 June 2011

ENUGU – SOUTH East Political Leaders rose from a closed door meeting in Enugu Sunday with a call for the review of the revenue sharing formula to enable the states meet their financial obligations including the payment of the new N18,000 minimum wage.

The five state governors however restated their commitment to implement the new minimum wage as prescribed by law but were silent on when to commence the payment to workers in their respective states.

Present at the meeting held at the Lion Building Government House, Enugu were the five governors of the South East zone, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha and the President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Ambassador Ralph Uwechue.

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