Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, in fulfillment of his earlier assurances to the workers on the implementation of the New National Minimum Wage, has adopted and approved the payment of the New Minimum Wage in the State with the Federal Government Negotiated Consequential adjustment percentages increase with effect from January, 2020.

A press release issued by the Head of Civil Service, Elder Effiong Essien, stated that in effect with the payment of the approved one (1) month arrears, payment of the new minimum wage in Akwa Ibom State covers December, 2019.

He said Governor Emmanuel, in his usual magnanimity, has also approved one (1) month arrears of the New Minimum Wage to be paid in subsequent months, after January

The State Government hereby appreciates the workers for their patience and understanding, and urges them to reciprocate this gesture with dedication to duty in order to fast-track the actualization of the completion agenda.

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