In fulfillment of his earlier assurances to the workers on the implementation of the New National Minimum Wage. His
Excellency, the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Udom Gabriel Emmanuel, has 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.
His Excellency, the Governor in his usual magnanimity has also approved one (1) month arrears of the New Minimum Wage to be paid in subsequent months, after January.
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.
The State Government hereby appreciates the workers for their patience and understanding and urges them to reciprocate this gesture with dedication to duty, to fast-track the actualization of the completion agenda.