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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INEC, Where’s The Damn ‘Server’?

By Edidiong Udobia We’re in 2019, when technology has become a freaking monster; arguably, a piece of lifeless omniscience with an infinite knowledge of the past, the present and the future, if I may. Technology carries the mind of archeology, yet, it is the very fulcrum of futurology. In this age of technology, some lies are cancerous to the collective human intelligence. My initial interest in the ongoing legal tussle between the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on the…

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USORO AKPANUSOH ADVOCATES CITING OF PEOPLE ORIENTED PROJECTS IN HIS CONSTITUENCY … As he reassures AKHA Speaker total support as Chairman, House C’ttee on Rural Dev. and Public Utilities

By John Ernest The member representing Esit Eket/Ibeno State constituency and Chairman, House Committee on Rural Development and Public Utilities, Rt. Hon. Usoro Akpanusoh, has appealed to His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Deacon Udom Gabriel Emmanuel, to consider citing people oriented projects in Esit Eket/Ibeno State Constituency in completion agenda of Governor Udom Emmanuel’s administration which will help give the area a new outlook in the area of development, job creation and industrialization. The Esit Eket/Ibeno lawmaker made the appeal yesterday in a message of appreciation…

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A’IBOM SPEAKER ADVOCATES PROMOTION OF LOCAL LANGUAGES … Urges Parents To Be Role Model To Their Kids

The Speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey, has advocated for the promotion of native language in Nigeria as a way of promoting development and social cohesion. The Speaker made the call while playing host to a delegation from Ukara Ibibio, a socio-cultural organization, in his office on Tuesday. Rt. Hon. Bassey, while thanking the delegation for stopping by, appreciated the group for thriving to protect the Ibibio heritage and urged them to take the “Bring Back Our Native Language” campaign to nooks and crannies…

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OTOBONG BOB EMERGES CHAIRMAN HOUSE C’TTEE BUSINESS, RULES AND ETHICS … As AKHA Inaugurates standing committees

By John Ernest. The member representing Nsit Ubium State Constituency in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Hon. Barr. Otobong Effiong Bob, has been appointed chairman House committee on Business, Rules and Ethics. The Speaker, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey in line with the legislative practices announced it today during the plenary. Barr. Bob who is also the Deputy Chairman house Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Finance & Appropriation committee as member with other standing committees of the House are expected to…

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SPEAKER AKHA URGES POLITICAL OFFICE HOLDERS TO EMBARK ON LIFE TOUCHING 

The Speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey, has advised polical office holders, to embark on projects that will better the lives of those at the grassroots.   Speaker Bassey gave the charge on Sunday, when he graced the Thanksgiving Service of the Councillor representing Southern Uruan Ward One, Hon. Iniobong Asuquo, at The Apostolic Church, Ikot Akan Assembly, Uruan LGA.   Speaking further, Rt. Hon. Bassey expressed delight over the strides recorded by the Councillor and urged other elected and appointed political office holders…

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GOVERNOR EMMANUEL GIVES INSIGHT INTO COMPOSITION OF NEW EXCO

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has highlighted some of the requirements for appointments into his second term cabinet to include capacity and a proof of investments in any form of Agriculture in line with his wealth and food creation agenda.   In a worship service today Sunday, at Full Life Christian Center, Uyo, Mr Emmanuel said that if as a leader he owns a farm, none of his aides should have an excuse for not doing same. “I have a personal banana farm in Ini Local Government Area…

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