The Akwa Ibom State Government says it plans to establish an airline company to ensure optimum utilisation of its modern airport.
Gov. Udom Emmanuel said this particular in his speech at a solemn assembly to usher in the New Year within Uyo on Wednesday.
Emmanuel said government would bring pleasure to the people of the state in 2019, adding that the state would blaze the trail as the only state in the country to wholly owned and operate an airline.
“ We promised you improved electricity and you also all witnessed that our electricity has improved significantly, we promised our young ones, women and our elders, traders empowerment, we have done just that, ’ ’ this individual said.
He said since his assumption of office within 2015, he has not disappointed the people saying that explain why the state is usually attracting investors and enjoying peace and progress.
“ That’s the reason we are able to embark on numerous capital projects when others can’ t even spend salaries of their workers, the reason why we are expanding and consolidating our infrastructure facilities such as the construction and commissioning or ongoing works of over 1700 kms of roads, ” Emmanuel said.
He also said federal government has remodeled health facilities in Etinan, Ikot Okoro, Ituk Mbang, Iquita, Ikono, Emmanuel Hospital and Eket adding that he came as a governor in order to serve the people.
“ The resource available to our people continues to be used to take care of our people. As they say, a good job executed demands more work to be done.
That is what I am committed to doing when you come back me to the hilltop mansion, ’ ’ he said.
He or she urged the people to participate fully in the forthcoming general election and not to provide in to lies by the opposition in the state.
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