A’Ibom Govt Approves Work on Ikpa Road Erosion Site

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A’ibom Govt Approves Work On Ikpa Road Erosion Site


Akwa Ibom State government has approved urgent intervention at erosion sites affecting parts of Uyo Village road and Ikpa road within the Uyo metropolis.

This was the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting presided over by Governor Udom Emmanuel, Wednesday at the Exco chambers.

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The state executive council directed the Ministry of Environment and Solid Mineral Development to act immediately to prevent further destruction of the environment and loss of property.

The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong in a statement at the end of the Exco meeting, said, “Council approved the immediate award of contract for the intervention in the erosion sites at Ikpa road and Uyo village road.

“The Commissioner for Environment and Solid Minerals was directed to act immediately to prevent further degradation of the environment and loss of property”

The Governor who received in the executive chambers, the new soft roll tissue papers appreciated the Ministry of Trade and Investments for the addition of the tissue paper production line to its facility at the Dakkada Composite Industries.

Governor Emmanuel charged the Commissioner, Barr. Prince Ukpong Akpabio to ensure that the factory and its products are managed profitably.

Earlier, Commissioner Akpabio had presented the Ibom soft roll tissue papers to the state executive council, where he informed the executive council that the necessary approvals have been gotten and that the products were ready for the market.

Meanwhile, the state government has reiterated its earlier decision on the upper age limit (12 years) for students seeking entry level admission into public junior secondary schools in the state. To this end, School administrators have been charged to strictly adhere to the decision.