The Member representing Abak -Ika Federal constituency and the chairman House Committee on Local content , has commended Governor Udom Gabriel Emmanuel on his recent recognition and award as Best Governor 2015 by Leadership Newspaper
Ekon stated that, Governor Emmanuel is deserving of the award as he has particularly paid salaries to date in addition to delivering on his campaign promises despite the biting recession compared to other states. According to Ekon, “Out of hundred percent of Governors in Nigeria is only 40 percent can pay salaries .
He further added that, My Governor doesn’t only pay salaries as at when due ,he has also turned the entire State into a mass construction site ,while loop partnering with the Private sector to Industrialize my State. Governor Udom Emmanuel , I appreciate you greatly” .
The parliamentarian said this during the ongoing Nigerian Oil and Gas Opportunity fair 2017 .