Governor Udom celebrates one year in office, distributes 4 litres of Kerosene to indigenes

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The Akwa Ibom Governor, Udom Emmanuel yesterday celebrated the first year of his administration with the distribution of 4 litres of fuel to indigenes amongst other gift items

In his speech, the Governor  reiterates Akwa ibom's stand at the vanguard of Nigeria's democratic journey as a people who have benefited most, and earned the greatest dividends, from democracy, in terms of being blessed by people-centric leaders.

In his one year in office, the Governor said his administration has constructed and commisioned several roads.

"we have constructed over 200 kilometers of roads, and 15 bridges across the three senatorial districts. Communities that were once cut off have been opened up. Some moribund industries such as the Peacock Paint in Etinan have been revitalized and is in production", He said.

He further disclosed that his administration has intervened in a number of places ravaged by gulley erosion listing Calabar Itu road and St. Luke’s Hospital, Anua as prime examples.

On electricity, the Governor said electricity has improved tremendously in the state and several communities such as those in Okobo and Eastern Obolo now enjoy regular electricity.

He added that he is under oath to do good to all manners of persons while executing as Governor in trust for all Akwa Ibomite.

"Let me use this opportunity and this blessed occasion to state in clear and unequivocal terms that I bear no one any ill will. My divine mandate is to bless Akwa Ibom State and its people. This is a great and noble task and no one would distract me from it. As many as would want to join me in rebuilding the walls of this great State, I welcome such with open arms irrespective of party affiliation, religious persuasion or ethnic affinity. Every Akwa Ibomite is a stakeholder in the Akwa Ibom project."

He urged all Akwa ibomites to rise to the faith of greatness knowing that He who began a good work in them is faithful to complete it.

Indigenes who turned up for the event went home with four(4) litres of kerosene amongst other gift items presented by the Governor


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