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Akwa Ibom government commends FG for approving deep seaport

By Inemesit Akpan-Nsoh, Uyo
18 December 2020   |   3:26 am
In a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Ini Ememobong, in Uyo yesterday, the state government appreciated President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osibanjo and members of the FEC.

Akwa Ibom State Government has commended the Federal Executive Council (FEC) for approving the construction of the Ibom Deep seaport project.

In a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Ini Ememobong, in Uyo yesterday, the state government appreciated President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osibanjo and members of the FEC.

It also commended Minister of Transportation, Minister of State for Transport, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission, Bureau for Public Procurement and other officials of the Federal Government involved in decision to build the Ibom Deep Seaport.

The commissioner said the state government was also grateful to the Technical Committee for the Implementation of the Deep Seaport led by Mrs. Mfon Usoro and officials of the Akwa Ibom State Government, who worked for the success story.

“With the development, Governor Udom Emmanuel will soon commence full-scale implementation for the Deep Seaport and the Liberty Oil and Gas Free Zone,” the statement added.