Uko Umoh has done well -AKHA committee


Members of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, AKHA, Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs have given Uko Umoh, the Transition Committee Chairman of Etinan Local Government Area, a pat on the back for his outstanding performance within almost six months in office.

The House Committee chairman, Rt. Hon. Mfon Idung, who spoke on behalf of visiting lawmakers, described Uko Umoh as a former critic of people in government and commended him for making full proof of the opportunity to sit Etinan local government area pretty among performing LGAs.

The House committee members who are on tour of local government areas to assess the performances of Transition Committee chairmen and members since they assumed office, stopped over at Etinan local government council on Monday May, 20.

According to the committee chairman, “The environment is friendly and I am impressed with what I have seen. We have a friendly Governor who wants to see people happy and all local government transition committee chairmen should perform well. We will do the needful by sending our reports to the Governor.” The House Committee chairman said.

In his remark, the Transition Committee chairman, Hon. Uko Umoh appreciated the House of Assembly Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, for visiting Etinan.

He noted that all his projects are anchored on the ARISE AGENDA of Pastor Umo Eno, Governor of Akwa Ibom State.

He assured that himself and the Transition Committee members are committed to serving Etinan people.

“Distinguished House of Assembly members, let me welcome you all to Etinan local government area-a place of peace, and the brain basket of Akwa Ibom State.

“Barely six months ago, we were selected through the benevolence of our dear Governor, His Excellency, Pastor Umo Eno to mount the saddle of leadership in Etinan. Today, we are glad that you all are here to witness the tremendous live-touching projects we have embarked upon.

“We decided to tie our vision to ARISE Agenda and below are projects we have done, few which are spelt-out in the booklet you are holding.

“On agriculture, we have distributed farm inputs to select farmers, cultivated 1.5 hectares inter-cropping farm within the council secretariat and set up a model farm at Ikot Akpabio community.

“We have empowered rural women with grants to stimulate their businesses.

“We have also rehabilitated electricity transformers at Iman road and Ikot Akpabio community.

“On education, our administration has assisted many indigent students in the payment of tuition fees, project execution and sponsorship to training.

“We have bought UTME forms to 200 students from different schools and those of them who meet up the required benchmark in UTME score, we shall not hesitate to give them scholarship.”

The chairman also mentioned his achievements in health, external relations and humanness with a promise to embark on more live-touching projects in months to come.

The highpoint of the visit was inspection of a renovated canteen building at the council secretariat.

Hon Uko Umoh (m) showing chairman and members of the House of Assembly’s committee on Local Governmet and Chieftaincy Affairs some of the projects executed in the last six months
Hon Uko Umoh, Chairman Etinan Local Government Area Transition Committee