Governor Udom Emmanuel reiterates commitment to economic prosperity of Akwa Ibom
Akwa Ibom state Governor Udom Emmanuel has reassured the people of the state of his commitment to building on the economic and political foundations of past leaders of the state in order to move the state forward.
Speaking during an interdenominational thanksgiving service in celebration of Akwa Ibom at 33 and Nigeria at 60, with the theme “Remember me o lord” , held at the state banquet hall, government house, Uyo, Governor Emmanuel who noted that the number 33 was significant, thanked God for keeping the state safe and expressed optimism that the state will celebrate its golden jubilee in peace, riches and abundance.
Governor Udom Emmanuel further appreciated the founding fathers and past leaders of the state for their various contributions which has imprinted socio-economic development and infrastructural transformation in the state.
While stating that his administration will continue to lay solid foundation for the sustainable development of the state, the Governor called for greater unity among the people for the growth and development of the state, irrespective of political affiliation.
Government house correspondent Jane Uwa reports that the Governor used the occasion to warn politicians against heating up the polity over his expected successor and stressed that his concern was on providing good governance to deliver on his completion agenda.
Written By Jane Uwa
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