A’Ibom Speaker advocates Etinan-Eket Road completion


The Speaker, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Barr. Onofiok Luke has tasked one of the returning Commissioners in the state executive Council, Mr. Ephraim Inyang who held the position of works Commissioner in the last previous exco to ensure that construction work on the Etinan-Ndon Eyo -Eket road is vigorously pursued to completion level if he is re-assigned the works portfolio by Governor Udom Emmanuel.

Barr. Luke gave the charge, thursday when Mr. Ephraim Inyang eyen appeared before the House for screening by the lawmakers at plenary.

Speaker Luke had during the screening urged, Mr. InyangEyen who was sworn in today to use his office to ensure even spread of road projects in the state to allow for political balance.

Responding, Mr. Inyang- Eyen who took out time to brief the House on his stewardship while serving in the Works Ministry before the dissolution of exco, explained that under his watch, he was able instill sanity in the payment of compensation to property owners as against the irregularities that were observed in the past.

He vowed to pursue vigorously the completion of all ongoing road projects including the Etinan -Eket road which links Etinan, Nsit-Ibom-Nsit Ubium and Eket.



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