GOV. UDOM EMMANUEL ADMINISTRATION IS AGAINST ILLEGALITY Says Transport Commissioner

… As transport Ministry supports the issuance of driving license to keke/Motorcycle riders in A’Ibom The new commissioner for ministry, transport and solid minerals, Rt. Hon. (Chief) Uno Etim Uno has made it known to Akwa Ibom transporters and Akwa Ibom people in general that the State Governor, Deacon, Udom Gabriel Emmanuel, is against illegality in the State. Chief Etim Uno stated this today in his office when he played host to the sector commander, Federal Road Safety Commission, Akwa Ibom State Command Mr. Sunday Ogenekoro, and Chairman Akwa Ibom…

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HOW EFCC ARRESTS COUNCILOR, DIRECTOR, ORS FOR DIVERTING WORKERS’ SALARIES

Officers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), have arrested Hon. Abubakar Maigishiri, a serving Councilor, Social Welfare, Tureta LGA; Danjuma Ibrahim, a Cashier with Ministry of Social Welfare and Community Development, Sokoto State, Tukur Yabo, Director of Works and Housing, Tureta Local Government Area and Sambo Abdullahi, a staff of the same Ministry for their alleged involvement in the criminal diversion of N980,000 public funds. According to the report, they were arrested on July 25, 2019 following investigation of a petition alleging that some employees of Sokoto Marshal…

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ZAMFARA APC PRAY FOR PEACE IN THE STATE

The members of the leading political party in Nigeria, All Progressive Congress (APC), tagged G8, on Sunday expressed support to current efforts by the administration of Gov. Bello Matawalle to restore peace in the state. According to News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports, the group, which also held special prayers in Gusau for the restoration of peace and security to the state, said it was in support of the dialogue with bandits initiated by the government. The Representative of Sen. Kabiru Marafa at the event and also the factional state APC…

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AKHA MOVES TO CURB RAPE, OTHER VIOLENCE CRIMES IN AKWA IBOM STATE

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has initiated moves to ensure stiffer punishment for persons convicted of rape and other violent crimes in the State. The House at its plenary on Thursday, described as worrisome, the rising cases of rape and other violent crimes in Akwa Ibom State and noted that the need for capital punishment against offenders was important. The position came, following a Bill for a Law to Eliminate Violence in Private and Public Life, Prohibit all forms of Violence Against Persons and to Provide Maximum Protection…

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Ministry of Youth and Sports: Appraising Monday Uko’s Achievements

BY EMMANUEL AKPAN On Thursday, 11th July, 2019, the State Governor, Deacon Udom Emmanuel sworn-in Commissioners and Special Advisers that will make up Akwa Ibom State Executive Council. Among those that were sworn-in at the banquet hall of government house and assigned portfolios was the Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Sir Monday Uko. The swearing in of Monday Uko, who is one of the longest serving commissioners in the present administration came with excitement. It is on record that Monday Uko served in the administration of former Governor Godswill Akpabio…

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LUKE TAKES EXXONMOBIL ON IMPROVED LOCAL CONTENT

– as company seeks robust partnership with lawmaker The member representing Etinan/Nsit Ibom/Nsit Ubium Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Hon. Onofiok Luke, has urged ExxonMobil to improve the local content component of its operations in Akwa Ibom and in Nigeria. The lawmaker said the company should make a deliberate effort to make indigenous companies understand the processes and steps to take to be eligible to handle major projects in the country. “Let our people have a piece of the pie; let our people know what it takes to play…

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UDOM EMMANUEL SWEARS IN 19 COMMISSIONERS, 2 SPECIAL ADVISERS & 4 PERM SECTS

***Assigns portfolios to commissioners and special advisers By John Ernest. The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Deacon Udom Gabriel Emmanuel, after the swearing in of the commissioners, special advisers and new permanent secretaries yesterday, has assigned portfolios to 19 commissioners and 2 special advisers he inaugurated. Speaking at the Inauguration ceremony which took place at the Banquet Hall of Government House, Uyo, Governor Udom charged the new Executive Council members in the state to demonstrate hardwork, commitment and loyalty in line with their path of office. While advising them to discharge…

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“I’M POISED TO GIVE PROMISED QUALITY, EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT REPRESENTATION”_ Hon. Otobong Bob

Following the dismissal of the petition brought by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last election for Nsit Ubium State Constituency, Mr Ime Alfred Akpan, against Hon. Barr. Otobong Effiong Bob election as the member representing the constituency in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Hon. Otobong said that he is ready to give his people the promised quality, effective and efficient representation. Barr. Bob stated this today in his appreciation letter to his Party, Stakeholders, supporters and Nsit Ubium State Constituency as a whole.…

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Commissioners Designate: Victor Eddie Felicitate with Ephraim Inyang, Orman Esin

  The Road Tax Consultant and Chairman Akwa Ibom Road Tax Implementation Scheme, Prince Victor Eddie has felicitated with the former Commissioner, Ministry of Works, Mr. Ephraim Inyang, and that of Transport and Petroleum Resources, Mr. Orman Esin on their recent nomination as Commissioners by Gov. Udom Emmanuel.   Addressing Newsmen in his office recently, Prince Eddie described the duo as grassroots politicians whose experiences is needed by any government.   He said that, Mr. Inyang-eyen and Mr. Orman Esin had distinguished themselves in the service of the state and…

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