The Committee on Finance and Appropriations began that fact finding tour of projects with a visit to projects within the Mega Ministry of Housing and Special Duties; Starting from a visit on Thursday to the Four Points by Sheraton at Ikot Ekpene to the Ibom International Airport to inspect the Power Sub Station, Newly completed commercial building and ongoing Construction works at Taxiway and Rapid Runway Exits.
The team promptly proceeded to Lagos to inspect various investment in properties belonging to the State Government particularly the Governors lodge under Construction. The Ebullient Commissioner Mr Akan Okon led his team comprising of Permanent Secretary Engr Effiong Efiakedoho,Directors MD of IADC and SA to Governor Hon Udeme Etukeyen from the Ministry to receive the Speaker Rt Hon Onofiok Luke,Hon Usoro Akpanusoh (Chairman,Finance and Appropriations Committee) Hon Dennis Akpan,Hon Ime Okon,Hon Otobong and Hon…
The Speaker expressed pleasure at the timely and innovative project executions by the Ministry and emphasized on Capacity Building through Technology transfer and Job Creation for our teaming youths.
Hon Akan Okon announced that within the shortest possible time that the transformers and substation shall be energized to provide link to the National grid and power to the airport and immediate communities.
He noted that the Commercial building was funded by proceeds of revenue from the airport and encouraged the House to continuously support the Administration of Governor Udom Emmanuel to bring more innovative and life enhancing projects to the State. He thanked them for the importance they have attached to ensuring delivery of people oriented projects to Akwa Ibom people.