The governor of Akwa Ibom State, Governor Udom Gabriel Emmanuel says he is committed to the development of Akwa Ibom State.
Governor Emmanuel stated this today during an inspection tour of St. Gabriel Coconut Oil Refinery at Okob, Mkpat Enin LGA and the 500 tons per day Floor Mill at Onna LGA.
Addressing newsmen after the tour, Governor Emmanuel stated that his determination to industrialized Akwa Ibom State was total and maintained that he would do anything within his power to alleviate poverty and create employment opportunities for the teeming youths of Akwa Ibom State.
He noted that he made a promise to the Akwa Ibom people to creates an enabling environment for investors to come in, encouraged local production and foster unity in the State and his administration has not derailed from the promise
Governor Emmanuel also noted that Akwa Ibom State was fast becoming a home for investors as many investors are already in the state while many others are negotiating on how to come in and join in his industrialization drive of the state.
The coconut refinery when completed according to the project manager Clyde Hepburn will make a good impact on global economy.