Eket people lauds Gov Udom Emmanuel over new roads

Tony Okoh || The people of Eket local government area of Akwa ibom state has lauded the state governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel massive infrastructural development of the area after many years of neglect.

Chairman, Eket Local Government Council, Akwa Ibom state, Rt Hon Frank Archibong made the commendation yesterday, shortly after undertaking an on-the-spot assessment of ongoing road projects financed by the State government in the area.

One of the ongoing road projects

He expressed satisfaction with the quality of roads constructed by the state government stressing ” the people Ekid Nation will vote en-masse for him in appreciation of his good works in Ekid Nation in particular and the entire Akwa Ibom State.

“This is good governance brought to the grassroots. On behalf of my people, I must say that Eket people are joyous and happy. Indeed, there is no obstacle on our way because I know we still have six more years of robust leadership and high quality roads construction.

Works Commissioner, Eyeng on projects inspection

“If I have my way, I would tell the governor not to come to Eket for his re-election campaigns because we have since declared our stands that Mr. Udom Emmanuel has eight years to remain as Governor of Akwa Ibom State”.

Another ongoing project

The team which was led by the State Commissioner for Works, Mr. Ephraim Inyang-Eyen inspected the 2.7km Ikot Odiong-Ikot Abasi Road, 2.082 Chief Assam Crescent Ede Urua Road and Spur, Ikot Udota Road, Edem Udo Street, as well as a gully on Idua Road which requires urgent intervention.

The Commissioner assured that the eight roads under construction in the area would be commissioned by the governor May this year to mark the governor’s third year anniversary.

One of the completed road projects

“In Eket, I can state authoritatively say that I am satisfied with what we have done here, His Excellency has also assured that he is going to redouble his efforts here”, the Commissioner noted.