Akwa Ibom state government announces activities to mark 28th anniversary of state creation.

The Akwa Ibom state government has announced activities outlined to mark the 28th anniversary of the state’s creation on Wednesday, the 23rd of September, 2015.

Briefing newsmen at the Nigerian Union of Journalist press centre, the commissioner for information, Aniekan Umanah, disclosed that the state governor, Udom Emmanuel will kick-start the celebrations with the commissioning of water reticulation projects across the state, today, using the Ifa Attai water project as a point of contact by 12:30 pm.

Umanah said the governor will thereafter move to commission the newly constructed Doctor Anne Ward gynecologist block at the Saint Luke Hospital, Anua by 1:30pm, after which he will hold a meeting with all stakeholders and opinion leaders from across the state at the banquet hall, government house, Uyo, by 2:30 pm, as part of his political inclusion programme.

According to the information boss, a carnival float will take off from around the Goodluck Jonathan flyover in Itam by 9am on Wednesday, 23rd September, and terminate at the Godswill Akpabio International stadium, where governor Udom will plant a seed of believe before the official launch of the Dakkada initiative in celebration of Akwa Ibom state at 28.

Correspondent Okodi Okodi reports that the commissioner for information, who was flanked by his counterpart in the ministry of culture and tourism, Emmanuel Ibiok, also informed the public that the governor will flag off road contructions including the Oron-Uyo road on Thursday 24th September, and will hold the anniversary thanksgiving service on Sunday 27th September, 2015.



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