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UDOM EMMANUEL COMMENCE PAYMENT OF MINIMUM WAGE IN AKWA IBOM STATE

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AKSG PAYS MINIMUM WAGE WITH ARREARS..

The workers-friendly Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel has put paid to all lingering issues on workers salaries as he today assents to the commencement of payment of Minimum Wage in Akwa Ibom State.

In a release signed by the State Head of Civil Service, Elder Effiong Essien, payment of the new minimum wage commences this month, January 2020 and comes with one month Arears with effect from December 2019.

This one action by Governor Udom Emmanuel has once again stood him out, towering shoulders high above his contemporaries as a Worker-friendly Governor who is committed to the welfare and development of workers in state government employ.

Below is an official statement from the Governor

In fulfilment of my earlier assurances to the workers on the implementation of the New National Minimum Wage, I have adopted and approved the payment of the New Minimum Wage in Akwa Ibom State with the Federal Government Negotiated Consequential adjustment percentages increase with effect from January, 2020.

I have also approved one month arrears of the New Minimum Wage to be paid in subsequent months, after January.

In effect, with the payment of the approved one month arrears, payment of the new Minimum Wage in Akwa Ibom State covers December 2019.

I wish to appreciate our dear workers for their patience and understanding and urge them to reciprocate this gesture with dedication to duty to fast-track the actualization of the completion agenda.


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