Monthly Archives: December 2017

Udom Emmanuel Cautions FG on Withdrawal of $1bn to Tackle Insecurity

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has cautioned the federal government not to be in a haste to withdraw the proposed $1billion from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to tackle insecurity in the country. Emmanuel, who distanced himself from the proposed withdrawal of the fund, argued that there is need for more discussions on…
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Okon: Ibom Deep Seaport Project Now 75% Complete

The Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Housing & Special Duties, Mr. Akan Okon has said that work on the Ibom Deep Seaport project has attained 75 percent completion. He stated that the project which has two phases of completion is expected to be ready by the second quarter of next year. Speaking with THISDAY during…
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Udom’s silent revolution in Akwa Ibom

There is a silent revolution going on in Akwa Ibom State. And it centres on development and people empowerment. The recently released mid-term report of the President Muhammadu Buhari government most eloquently attests to this. The voluminous report which captured the achievements of the present administration across the nation lent itself to the aphorism that…
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SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MR. UDOM EMMANUEL, GOVERNOR, AKWA IBOM STATE AT THE SWEARING IN OF THE NEWLY ELECTED LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCIL CHAIRMEN, BANQUET HALL, UYO, December 7, 2017

PROTOCOL Let me on behalf of the Government and the good people of Akwa Ibom Statecongratulate you on your successful election as Chairmen of your respective Local Government Areas at the December 2, 2017 Local Government Council polls. Permit me also to congratulate Akwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC) for the great job they…
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