Osinbajo to commission projects at Akwa Ibom 34th anniversary
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, will inaugurate the Dakkada Luxury Estate and Dakkada Luxury Towers on Friday, September 24, 2021 in Akwa Ibom State designed to provide affordable housing for the people.
This would be done on the sidelines of Akwa Ibom State government’s 34th-year anniversary celebration, in which Osinbajo would commission the projects as part of activities to making the day of its creation.
While briefing journalists on activities slated for the anniversary, Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Ini Ememobong, yesterday, said the ceremony, which begins today, will host Osinbajo tomorrow with a view to intimating him with developments in the state.
He explained that the anniversary celebration would be low-keyed due to adherence to the COVID-19 guidelines, adding, however, that the state government would not declare Friday, September 24, 2021, as a public holiday.
Emenobong explained that other events lined up to mark the state’s anniversary celebration include the commissioning of two 45M span bridges at Obot Akara Council, internal roads in Shelter Afrique Estate, swearing-in of new paramount rulers and an interactive media session with Governor Udom Emmanuel on Saturday, September 25.
Furthermore, the expanded 25Km Uyo-Ikot Ekpene road will be commissioned on Wednesday, October 6, while internal roads in Oron, Udung Uko councils and the Akwa Ibom State University would be inaugurated on Friday, October 8, 2021.
“In furtherance of Governor Emmanuel’s commitment to improving the quality of healthcare delivery in the state, the remodeled Ikot Ekpene General Hospital will be commissioned on Tuesday, October 26, while an Oil Palm Processing facility will be inaugurated at Essien Udim Council,” he said.