-By Atuekong Paul Bassey
The impressive performance of Governor Udom Emmanuel in just one year in office as the Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State, has attracted accolades from Akwa Ibomites for keeping to his electioneering campaign promises.
Speaking to news men on the commissioning of newly completed projects by the Governor, the Special Assistant to the Governor on Projects, Mrs. Uduak Markey Usen, said Governor Udom Emmanuel achievements in just one year in office has shown his strong desire of initiating people’s oriented developmental projects.
According to her, “Every project commissioned by the Governor is timely to meet the immediate needs of the people around the area and He made sure they are evenly distributed across the three senatorial districts”.
Furthermore, she added “The Governor came when Akwa Ibom needed someone with great superlative and managerial prowess capable of sustaining infrastructural revolution of the previous administration and likewise chart a new innovative course of industrial revolution that will create wealth and employment opportunities to teeming youth.”
On inspection, Governor Emmanuel had maintained that despite the dwindling oil prices and paucity of funds which have affected the allocation to states, contractors must deliver quality and standard infrastructure to meet global best practice in their construction.
As a way of celebrating his one year in office as the Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom, Governor Udom commissioned and inaugurated completed projects and likewise flagged off various industrialization projects across the State.