- Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo is expected to commission some projects in Akwa Ibom state later this month
- The projects are in celebration of the south-south state's 32nd anniversary
- An official of the state said the celebration is scheduled to commence from Saturday, September 21
Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo SAN, is expected to commission some projects in Akwa Ibom as the state celebrates its 32nd anniversary.
This was disclosed by the Akwa Ibom commissioner for information, Sir Charles Udoh, while speaking to journalists on Friday, September 13.
According to the commissioner, the celebration is scheduled to commence from Saturday, September 21.
“The projects to be commissioned include the most digitized power sub-station in West Africa situated in Ekim, and the Flour Mills in Onna; among others.
“The project commissioning exercise will be followed by a State Banquet in honour of the Vice President on the same day,” he said.
Sir Udoh also informed the journalists that on Sunday, September 22, an interdenominational Thanksgiving service will be held at the Uyo Township Stadium where Prof Osinbajo will be the homilist.
Monday, September 23, the commissioner said, will feature the swearing-in of the chairman, Akwa Ibom state council of chiefs.
While congratulating Akwa Ibom people on the 32nd anniversary of state creation, he called on all citizens and residents to continue to support the administration of Governor Udom Emmanuel and participate in all the activities lined up for the celebration.
Meanwhile, Governor Emmanuel recently announced that the Akwa Ibom state government would adopt entrepreneurship training for undergraduates in the state.
The governor stated this while declaring open the first Akwa Ibom Education Summit and Exhibitions held at Uyo, the state capital.
He maintained that the education system requires an urgent and pragmatic approach and urged strict executing of resolutions arrived at by the technical committee, taking into cognizance the inputs of various resource persons.
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