One project per local government kicks off October- Gov. Umo Eno


One project per local government kicks off October- Gov. Umo Eno

In line with the ARISE Agenda, the governmemt of Akwa Ibom State will embark on projects across the 31 local government area beginning from October,2023.

Governor Umo Eno stated this during a media parley at the state Banquet Hall, Government House as part of activities to mark the 36th anniversary of the creation of Akwa Ibom State.

The governor said the projects will be nominated by people from the local government areas stressing that, there should be no time a project is not going on in a local government area.

Speaking further he assured the people of the state that he will do his best to take development to rural communities. ” From October we are starting one project per local government but the challenge is that of maintenance of our asset”

Earlier in a welcome address, the chief press secretary to the governor, Mr. Ekerette Udo had told journalist that Pastor Umo Eno is accessible and friendly as he has graciously approved an almost 100% increase in allowance to journalist in the state.
He called on journalists to balance their report in the overall interest and development of the state.
In his remark Chairman, Nigeria Union of journalists Akwa Ibom State Council Comrade Amos Etuk thanked the governor for appointing some members of the union into his governmemt as well as the palliatives to cushion the effect of removing fuel subsidy by the federal government .
He appealed to the governor to intervene in some projects going on at the Press Centre to ensure its timely completion for the benefit of members.

Otobong Nsekpong
Reporting from Governmemt House, Uyo.


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