For those who are still doubting if Gov. Udom Emmanuel is not working, keep doubting, but it will interest you to know that Our Governor is matching forward and Akwa Ibom State is being turned into an Industrialization hub.
On the Tuesday, 15 March 2017, the Hon. Commissioner for Housing and Special Duties, Mr. Akan Okon went to Ini Local Government to Inspect the ongoing work at the rice farm at Mbiabet Iko Efa, The Commissioner who was accompanied by the finance Commissioner Mr. Linus Nkan, PDP Secretary Hon. Harry Ekpo, PDP Publicity Secretary, Hon. Ini Ememobong, and Permanent Secretarie from the ministry The Housing and Special Duties Boss addressing the villages who came out to welcome him stated that Gov. Udom Emmanuel is not playing politics, but he is focus in Governance with Akwa Ibom people, urging them to stand their grounds as good and abiding citizens. Maintaining that they are yet to witness Infrastructural Re-branding.
Mr. Emmanuel Ukpe an elder in the village who spoke with newsmen said, “since the inception of this Clan, we have never been touched by the Government until Gov. Udom Emmanuel came in. Because of the love he has showed us by sighting a rice farm and constructing these road for us, we will never accept any other candidate apart from His Excellency Deacon Udom Emmanuel come 2015 general election. Also speaking Mr. Uyah Inemesit, the Community liaison officer said, Gov. Udom Emmanuel has done what other’s couldn’t do in the past. “we the Youths of Mbiabet Ikpe and Ini Local Government in General are ready to return Our Governor come 2019 to continue his Dream towards Industrializing Akwa Ibom State, we know he is a man of his words that is why when we saw this Development coming in, we didn’t hesitate to embrace it.
The Contractor of the Project Ashdene Groups of Company, said there have never seen a place like Mbiabet Ikpe, “we enjoy working here due to the cooperate relationship we have here, even when we mistakenly spoil their crops, when we go and beg they will instantly say, don’t worry go on with you work. Because of the support we have from them, that is why you see the work going on smoothly.