Sen Akpabio To Build Hostel Blocks In Ukana Poly

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The Senator representing Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District at the National Assembly and Senate Minority Leader, Sen Godswill Akpabio has promised to construct hostel blocks for the Federal Polytechnic Ukana as part of his contribution towards giving the institution a facelift. The Senator dropped the cheering news while playing host to the Management of the Polytechnic at his Ukana country home. The Senator said the hostel blocks shall be his personal donation in addition to an Entrepreneural Center which is his Constituency project which is already captured in the 2016 budget. The Senate Minority Leader said the 10 Local Government Areas making up his Senatorial District has one Constituency Project or the other and promised to work harder in the coming year to give his constituents effective representation.       Speaking earlier, the Rector of the Polytechnic, Prof Balama Obomanu said the Management of the Polytechnic came to visit the Senator in the spirit of the yuletide. He congratulated Sen Akpabio for his doggedness and effective representation at Red Chambers of the National Assembly .Prof Obomanu used the occasion of the visit to thank Senator Akpabio for his passion and investment in the education sector especially his Constituency Project sited in the Institution. He said despite some teething problems, the Polytechnic has secured accreditation for two programmes so far and called for more support from stakeholders to ensure the accreditation of more programmes in the coming year. According to the Polytechnic boss, so far some students are studying for their Ordinary National Diploma in the Polytechnic. He thanked Governor Udom Emmanuel and the Akwa Ibom State government for the support given to the institution

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