AKS Government pays minimum wage with arrears

In keeping with its promise of ensuring that the welfare of workers in the State is given priority, the Akwa Ibom State Government has commenced the payment of the thirty thousand Naira (30,000.00) minimum wage to its workforce. A statement by the Accountant General of Akwa Ibom State, Pastor Uwem Andrew-Essien states that the new minimum wage came into effect with the February, 2020 salary with January arrears also paid. Pastor Andrew-Essien who noted that while some States in the Federation are still negotiating with the organized Labour on agreeable…

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