PHOTO NEWS: NSE ESSIEN SCORES GOVERNOR UDOM EMMANUEL HIGH ON DEVELOPMENTAL STRIDES
…………………….Governor Udom Emmanuel has been applauded for his top drawer developmental strides in just two years in office. Dr. Nse Udo Essien, the Honourable Comissioner for Science and Technology stated this while interacting with journalists from Ibom Telegraph who visited him in his office today. The Ministry helmsman said that the Governor had performed exceedingly well as evident in virtually all spheres of Government.
In the area of Science and Technology, the Commissioner divulged to newsmen that the Government through the Ministry concluded the training of about 3000 youths in Digital Marketing with the second phase of training online soon to commence.
Other achievements he stated included the flag off of the laying of optic fibre cables across the State which is the backbone infrastructure for ICT deployment and then midwifing of the construction of a Hi-Tech manufacturing Plant for the manufacturing of solar components at Itam Industrial Estate.
The Ministry he said was working on a project called The “Ibom Smart City Project” which will provide perversive Wi-Fi connectivity with CCTV cameras for security surveillance among other things.
Furthermore, Dr Essien disclosed that the Ministry was about to commence the construction of solar farms to supply uninterrupted power supply to communities which are off-grid, starting with Akpabom Community in Onna LGA.
The achievements he maintained were inexhaustible as government through his ministry had just commenced the construction and installation of 10 modern well equpped internet ready Computer Laboratories complete with Power Supply in each of the 10 Federal Constituencies in the State.
When quizzed on how well the State had faired in 18years of uninterrupted democracy, the Ministry Boss observed that the State’s democracy is getting more refined by the day in terms of electoral process, quality of elected and appointed persons and the quality of governance across all spheres of Government. This he said promoted his assertion that the State had faired well despite the hiccups in our 18yesrs of democracy.