Thursday, March 14, 2019

Governor Udom Emmanuel set to inaugurate 35 new roads

..vows to complete every project initiated by his administration

By Osondu Ahirika

The Akwa Ibom State governor, Mr Udom Gabriel Emmanuel is set to inaugurate 35 new roads constructed by his administration to mark the end of his first term in office by May 2019.

The state Commissioner for Works Mr Ephraim Inyangeyen broke the news to newsmen during an inspection tour of ongoing major road projects embarked on by governor Udom Emmanuel led administration acrossthe State.

The major projects inspected include the Uyo - Etinan road, Etinan - Ndon Eyo, Ikot Ekefre, Ikot Ebidang road and the ongoing construction of a Jetty at Ikot Ebidang, as well as the Eket Remodelling project, all of which, according to Commissioner Inyangeyen, the Akwa Ibom State Government is determined to ensure their timely completion for the use of Akwa Ibom people.

The Commissioner for works who charged contractors handling the road projects in the state to intensify work in order to complete them on time, also hinted that, the Jetty at Ikot Ebidang, when completed, will enable the activation of the proposed ceramics industry in the area and attract investors who will have no difficulty in bringing in raw materials or exporting their finished product.

Commissioner Inyangeyen who inspected several internal roads being constructed in Eket and Esit Eket local government areas expressed satisfaction at the quality of work done so far and reiterated government's commitment to these project and warned that no substandard job will be accepted.

On the Uyo - Ikot Ekpene road , the Works Commissioner assured that the project will be completed soon, and restated the determination of Governor Emmanuel to complete every project initiated by his administration, as Akwa Ibom people have granted him a second term mandate for the completion and consolidation agenda.

At Evey location of the inspection which took the team to Etinan, Onna, Eket, Esit Eket and Nsit Ubium, crowds of enthusiastic citizens trouped out to celebrate Governor Udom Emmanuel for not allowing the pressure of electioneering campaigns distract him from his projects, even as the Commissioner thanked them for their steadfast love and massive support for the governor and his administration. 




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