The Executive Governor of Akwa lbom State, HE Udom Emmanuel has inagurated four Classroom blocks and Twenty-four other projects in Udung Uko Local Government Area.
Speaking at the event on Monday, 24th May, 2021 at St. Micheal Primary School, Eyo nsek, Udung Uko Local Government Area, the Governor, represented by the commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Welfare, Dr. Ini Adiakpan, said he declared emergency in the Education sector because of his believes Education as the bedrock of development.
He admonished Youths, Children and Women to rise to greatness as the Dakkada Creed professes and use the advancement in the ICT to bring the World to their door post.
The Governor further congratulated the people of Udung Uko Local Government Area for benefiting from his administration and reminded Leaders to ensure Projects and infrastructures sited in the area are protected from being vandalised.
Earlier in his address, the Executive Chairman, Udung Uko Local Government Area, Hon Prince Atanang Osung thanked the Governor for his magnanimity and foresightedness to reposition the Educational Sector in the State, a moves he said is already beneficial to the people of Udung Uko Local Government Area.
Also speaking, Elder Asuquo ldung applauded the developmental strides of the Governor and pledged the unalloyed support of the people to his administration.
The Head Teacher of the School, Mr Augstine Eyo who spoke on behalf of Staff and Pupils of St Micheal Primary School, Eyo Nsek, appreciated the Governor for installing “Iron doors” at the four (4) Classroom blocks which he said will help safeguard Teachers, study materials and as well as the pupils. He added that more interventions be made in areas of Perimeter fences, electricity and pipeborne water for the school.
High point of the event was the cutting of tapes to officially mark the handing over of projects to the Community for use.
Notable at the event were; the Commissioner for Housing, Hon. Otuekong Rapheal Bassey, the Commissioner for Labour and Man Power, Pastor Sunny Ibout, Wife of the Executive Chairman, Udung Uko Local Government Area, Mrs Atim Atanang Osung, Chairman People’s Democratic Party, Udung Uko, Mr John Onukak, Leader of the Legislature, Hon Okon Isuambuk, and the Secretary of the Council, Hon Victor Anwanakak.
Others were; the Head of Local Government Service, Mrs Affiong Ebieme, Former Chairman of Udung Uko Local Government Area, Rt. Hon. Kenim Onofiok, Stakeholders, Women and Youth Groups.