All health workers in Akwa Ibom will effective from next month, August, begin to receive an increase of 80 percent of their salaries across board.

The development is the outcome of the signing of a resolution on Tuesday between the Government and the Organized Labour in the state which took place at the Government House, Uyo.

Speaking at the meeting, the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Akparawa Ephraim Inyangeyen, who doubles as Commissioner, Ministry of Works stated that Government is sincere and committed to enhancing the welfare of workers as exemplified in the regular settlement of workers’ financial entitlements, despite the biting economic realities occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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