By Uduak Inwang [Akstrending]
The stakeholders of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nsit Atai Local Government Area, on Tuesday, 2nd May 2017, kick-started a Ward Sensitization and Mobilization tour to sensitize the people of the area.
The tour, which was aimed at engaging people at the grassroots, of Government achievements and the party, also encouraged those who are of voting age to avail themselves the opportunity to go out en-mass and register for the ongoing voters registration.
At Ward 4, the Member Representing Nsit Atai State Constituency, Hon. Mark Esset, told the people of the ward that Governor Udom Emmanuel has called on communities who posses large lands for farming to give it to Government for Cassava plantation, which will in turn create employment opportunities for youths and women of the ward.
He assured of the renovation of the Primary School, Ikot Asua, by the state Government, confirming that the PDP-led Government came into Nsit Atai since 1998 and has been changing the lives of the people of the area.
Also speaking, the Honourable Commissioner for Economic Development and Man-power Planning, Hon. Idorenyin Sunday, thanked the Governor on behalf of the people of Ward 4 for appointing him as Commissioner, and assured the people of more development in the area as the ward will deliver PDP during the 2019 general election.
At Ward 5, the law maker enlightened the ward about Government’s commitment in changing the lives for the people of Nsit Atai as well as providing roads and other infrastructure, emphasizing that the ongoing road construction by Governor Udom Emmanuel’s administration at Airport – Nsit Atai – Okopodi Road will enhance development of the area.
The tour finally ended at Ward 1, and the Law maker beckoned on every Youth of Nsit Atai who have National Certificate of Education (NCE) to take the advantage of the new employment opportunity by the State Government via SUBEB as the form is being issued at Aka Community, Uyo free of charge.
In attendance were the Honourable Commissioner for Economic Development and Man-power Planning Hon. Idorenyin Sunday, the Political leader of Nsit Atai/SUBEB Commissioner (II), Hon Otuekong Raphael Bassey; member Representing Nsit Atai State Constituency, Hon Mark Esset; PDP Zonal Officer and State Officers, Hon. Monday Akpan and Bar. Uduak Johnson.
Others include former Commissioner for Economic Development, Hon. Lawrence Udosen, MD Eminence Oil, Mr. Eminence Okon; the Transition Chairman, Hon. Uduak Ekpeowo, the Special Assistant Governor on Grassroot Mobilization, Mr. Joseph Okon; PDP Chapter Chairman, Mr. Chrystaintus Okon; past Transition Chairmen, Ward Excos, Village Chiefs, Elders, Women, Youth Caucus and Youth Council Exco Members and Party Faithfuls.
The tour to the remaining 7 wards continues tomorrow, Wednesday 3rd May to Friday 5th May 2017.
Below are photos from the tour.