-By Atuekong Paul Bassey
The developmental progress witnessed in the metropolitan local government of Abak has attracted commendation from well meaning individuals and groups, who have described the peaceful return of the lost glory of Abak as a result of leadership sincerity.
Speaking to newsmen, the President of Abak Concerned Youths, Mr. Sebastian Ekanem Nya said the dogged determination by Governor Udom Emmanuel towards industrialization is the reason why Abak remains the preferable investment hub.
“We appreciate His Excellency, Governor Udom Emmanuel for taking great industrial strides that in no time will make Akwa Ibom an investor’s delight. We also want to appreciate the efforts of the Deputy Governor, Mr. Moses Ekpo, Member representing Abak State Constituency, Rt Hon. Friday Iwok and the Honorable Commissioner for Information and Commissioner, Mr. Aniekan Umanah. ”
The youth group also expressed satisfaction on the laudable achievements of the Transition committee Chairman of Abak, Hon. (Barr) Emmanuel Udosen in the last one year especially his immediate intervention on basic social amenities.
They described Hon. Udosen’s achievement as the result of model leadership which had been lacking in previous times and promised to support his programmes to advance development in Abak LGA which in turn will be impactful on the economy of the Local Government and its communities and help reduce unemployment, poverty and youth restiveness.