*AS GOVERNOR EMMANUEL FLAGS OFF COMMUNITY PROJECTS IN IBESIKPO ASUTAN AND NSIT ATAI*
As Akwa Ibom State under the leadership of Governor Udom Emmanuel gears towards a successful Completion Agenda, the administration, has continued to fullfil her promise to carry out life changing community projects across the various local government areas of the state.
Across the three senatorial districts, several projects are up for inauguration as part of activities to commemorate the sixth anniversary of the Governor Emmanuel office.
On Monday, May 17,over 40 of such life transforming projects were commissioned in Nsit Atai and Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Areas respectively.
At Ibesikpo Asutan LGA, the Governor, represented by the Commissioner for Finance, Mr Nsikan Nkan appreciated the people of Ibesikpo Asutan LGA for the support accorded his administration in the past six years.
Mr Nkan noted that despite having industrialization as the major focus of his Completion Agenda, the Governor is also committed towards educational advancement and infrastructural development in rural communities.
At Nsit Atai, the Commissioner for Housing, Mr. Otuekong Raphael who represented the Governor, appreciated the people of Nsit Atai for being great partners of the Completion Agenda of the Governor Emmanuel – led administration.
The interministerial approach is a model where projects are awarded to community indigenes through the Interministerial/Direct Labour Coordinating Committee (IMDLCC), and the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB).The projects range from renovation/construction of classroom blocks, renovation/extension of Assembly Halls, solar powered boreholes, offices in schools, Civic Centers, Health Centers, among others.
Some of the projects inaugurated at Ibesikpo Asutan LGA include, newly constructed of classroom block at Iwawa Usung Eket, Four classroom blocks in Primary School, Akpautong, Four classroom blocks at Primary School, Ikot Akpabin, Two classroom blocks at Primary School, Ikot Enua, Four Classroom blocks at Holy Child School, Ikot Ebre, Four classroom blocks at Primary School, Ikot Obio Nko and other 18 projects constructed by UBEC/AKSG SUBEB.
Projects inaugurated in Nsit Atai LGA include, classroom block at Methodist Primary School, Ikot Akpabio, classroom block at Primary School, Otu Abiyan, renovation/extension of classroom blocks at Community Secondary School, Essien Itiaba, Four Classroom blocks at Ikot Asua, Assembly Hall at Secondary School, Ikot Akpan Ike and Eight other projects by SUBEB.
Prominent dignitaries in attendance include, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comr. Ini Ememobong, Commissioner for Works and Fire Service, Prof Eno Ibanga, Commissioner for Women Affairs and social welfare, Dr Ini Adiakpan Commissioner for Power and Petroleum, Dr John James, Commissioner for Rural development, Mrs Enobong Mbobo, Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Frank Archibong, SSA on Sustainable Development Goals, Ntufam Elijah Iyak, Special Assistant to the Governor on Interministerial Affairs, Mr Sampson Idiong, political stakeholders from the two local government areas, royal fathers, religious leaders, women, youths, teachers and students.
They all appreciated the Governor for the projects.