In a bid to provide remedial measure to curb flood Menace in Abak Local Government Area, the Chairman, Barrister Imoh William during the weekend led the Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Moses Ekpo on a visit to flood affected areas in the area to ascertain the level of effect the flood has created and take statistics so as to generate a detailed report for adequate remedial measures to be taken.
The state Deputy Governor expressed displeasure over the incident and promised the affected indigenes that the Government of Governor Udom Emmanuel will do everything possible to ensure that those affected by the flood are adequately compensated.
He further advised Citizens of Abak and Akwa Ibom state in general to desist from siting Structures on waterways adding that flooding was inevitable where the free flow of water is blocked by new structures.
On his part, The Abak chairman Bar. Imoh Williams who lead the entourage through the affected areas appreciated the swift response by the State Government adding that such visit reaffirms Governor Udom Emmanuel’s administration’s commitment to the wellbeing of the people.
The chairman specifically appreciated Governor Emmanuel, represented by his deputy, for the quick response and for visiting the site. He reiterated his commitment and that of the people of Abak to the leadership of the state.
Areas visited Include: Ikot okoro road, Ikot Ekpene road by Diamond bank, Akpan Eno lane, and others.
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