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Akan Okon reaffirms his readiness to work for Udom’s Success

Akan Okon reaffirms his readiness to work for Udom’s Success

The State Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Akan Okon has reaffirmed his readiness to work for the realization of the lofty goals and objectives of Governor Udom- led administration for the State.

Mr. Akan Okon was speaking while fielding questions from newsmen shortly after the grand reception in his honor, at Government Primary School, Mbiatok-Itam ,in Itu LGA in respect of his swearing -in to office .

The Commissioner who noted that the focal point of the present administration which is industrialization is  geared towards wealth creation, and employment generation, expressed confidence in the crop of human resources in the team whom he said possess capacities to  articulate the vision to reality.

On the current  economic crunch in the country arising from the fall in oil price, the Commissioner harped on the need for States to look inward by fashioning out ways to shore-up their internal  revenue, so as to meet up their financial obligations to the people. He said Akwa Ibom  on her part would deploy appropriate framework in the revenue sector to ensure accountability of all  accruals to the State, as well as application of  efficiency in expenditure.

Earlier, while addressing  the  mammoth crowd that graced the event, Mr. Akan Okon who was flanked by his wife ,Queen, expressed appreciation to  his people for speaking with one voice  during the last election, and reassured that the State Governor is working assiduously to deliver his campaign promises to the people.

He solicited their continuous  loyalty and support  ,while also unfolding the industrialization blueprint for the area ,top of which he said was the proposed Bus Assembly plant at Ikot Ukap, Ekim and Obong Itam by an Israeli company with the groundbreaking ceremony billed for Monday, July 13, to be performed by Governor Udom Emmanuel.

The occasion attracted eminent personalities from all walks of life, including the political  gladiators, among whom were  Senator Anietie Okon, the member representing Itu State Constituency in Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly ,Prince Idongesit Ituen, ,Rt. Hon. Uduak Udoudo, and Rt Hon Mark Esset, representing Ikot Abasi/ Eastern Obolo and Nsit Atai respectively, Chairman of Ibiono Ibom LGA, Mr. Godwin Ekpo, Permanent Secretaries, Management and Staff of the Ministry of Finance, many socio-political and cultural groups. Song rendition ,beauty parade, and ballad also added color to the occasion

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