BREAKING NEWS: GOVERNOR UDOM EMMANUEL MOURNS FORMER SGF UFOT EKAETTE
………Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel has sent a message of condolence to the family of Obong Ufot Ekaette, a one-time Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation and pioneer Minister of the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs.
According to a release by his Chief Press Secretary Ekerete Udoh, Governor Emmanuel celebrated the contributions of the departed Elder Statesman to the development of Akwa Ibom State in particular and Nigeria in general.
“He was a thoroughbred public servant who was transparent, honest and a stickler for excellence, qualities he brought to bear in the execution of the key offices of public trust he held in the course of his illustrious career.
“The Government and the people of Akwa Ibom State are grateful for his contributions to the development of our State where he once served as the Deputy Governor. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. He will be greatly missed.”