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Youths of Eket local government has poured encomium on the state Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel for his positive impaction and life changing programmes that cuts across all the spheres of the economy and have vowed to remain resolute in their support to his administration till 2023.


The youths under the aegis of Dakkada Ambassadors during a parley with the Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, Mr Essien Ndueso at the weekend, stated that there will not be a better time of complimenting the efforts of the Governor, who has touched many lives in the Eket polity than now.


They pointed that Governor Emmanuel is an archetype leader whose passion for development, most especially in the Eket region, as recorded so far in the spate of jobs done, is a guarantee that eket’s development to him is not fictitious as many claims.

They further went with the Governor’s media aide round the Eket metropolis for first hand assessment of the avalanche of projects executed by Governor Emmanuel in the area.

Among the projects site visited were the ongoing Eket Modern Sports Stadium, the Eket Urban remodeling project along Atabong road, some roads projects and the Eket Urua Nka Market location, which is meant to be replaced by an ultra modern international market.

At the stadium site, Mr. Ndueso explained to them that the project which is an all covered stand edifice will add to the aesthetics and city furniture of the oil city and also promote grassroots sports development.

He said apart from the employment opportunities to the youths in the construction processes, the economic life of the area will be stimulated by the stadium, the new market and numerous roads projects.

Essien lamented that despite the abundant natural wealth from the area, which contributes significantly to the economic lifeline of the country, the APC-led federal government has failed to execute a single project in the entire Eket Federal Constituency and senatorial district.

He maintained that the ambassadors need to make strong advocacies for the federal government to also give back a little of what it is gaining from the area by putting up capacity development projects in the area.

“that our natural aquatic and terrestrial farming life have been destroyed by the decades of oil exploitation and exploration, yet nothing tangible from the federal government to compliment the sacrifices of the core oil communities in Eket.

Essien Ndueso encouraged the ambassadors to stand out to promote the government of Governor Udom Emmanuel out rightly using the footprint achievement of the governor scattered across the state, and in their area.

He said as ambassadors, the youths were the Governor’s representatives in their respective villages to project the soaring profile of the governor, galvanize support for the protection of government projects and utilities in their locales and also preach the dakkada gospel of self reliance and hardwork to other youths.

Just last week a team led by Dangote and rhino liaise with the state government to supply power at Ibom terminal.

The SA commended the state government saying that they have constructed over 1000 roads so far
The Dakkada Ambassadors in Eket, led by Comrade Bassey Bassey took time to thank the Governor’s media Assistant for coming, they reaffirmed that they was no need to panic as the governor would be delivered fully in each wards in the area.

They commended the governor for the strides recorded and promised to take the message of his superior performance to their people.

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