URUE OFFONG/ ORUKO
As the 2023 governorship election draws nearer, the state commissioner for transport, Chief Uno Etim Uno, has swung into action to ensure that the succession plan of Governor Udom Emmanuel is accomplished.
Addressing political stakeholders of Urue Offong/Oruko in his hometown on the need to give fullest support to the governor’s succession plan, the transport commissioner tasked the former political officeholders in the area to take as important obligationthe governor’s succession plan and work towards the actualization of the project.
Chief Uno who tagged the governor’s succession plan “Akwa Ibom Project” said the plan for Mr Emmanuel to produce a successor that will consolidate on the existing legacies of hisadministration should not be seen as selfishness, or selfish interest, but as a project that would be beneficial to Akwa Ibom people and the state.
He said he tagged the governor’s succession plan “Akwa Ibom Project” since it was for the benefit of Akwa Ibom people and charged them to use their position as political stakeholders in the state to ensure its realization for the prevailing peace and ongoing industrialization to be sustained.
The state commissioner for transport while drawing the attention of the politicians to the present administration’s initiative at reducing inequality in education sector through introduction of free, compulsory and qualitative education which he said was of great benefit to Akwa Ibom children and the rural dwellers, lauded the efforts of Governor Udom Emmanuel and his wife at reducing inequality in the important social services sectors in the state.
He said that the present administration, apart from industrialization, human capital and infrastructural development, has also reduced inequality in the social sector which was of utmost concern and important benefits of the vulnerable.
He remarked that the construction, renovation and provision of facilities in health centre for a sound and smooth health care service delivery has been one of the benefits of the common man, especially those in the rural areas.
The transport commissioner acknowledged the present administration’s demonstration of sensitivity to the plight of Akwa Ibom children by providing basic facilities in public schools as well as making good educational policies to enable the less-privilege and vulnerable have quality education to help them compete favourable with other children of first class citizens.
Uno, a former lawmaker who represented the people of UrueOffong/Oruko in Akwa Ibom House of Assembly, while laying emphasis on the need to support Governor Emmanuel’s succession plan, advised the former political officeholders to be preaching the gospel of the governor’s achievements and 2023 succession plan in their respective domains and wherever they have opportunity to address people.