2019: Why Udom Emmanuel Should be re-elected – Etiebet
By Abel Udoekene
The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Akwa Ibom State on Education Monitoring, Mrs. Idongesit Etiebet has called on all Akwa Ibomite to rally round the re-election bid of Governor Udom Gabriel Emmanuel.
Etiebet stated this in an interactive Session with newsmen on Thursday in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
According to her, Governor Udom Emmanuel’s administration has done so well in industrializing the state, training the youths in different area of the economy and building a sustainable future for every Akwa Ibomite.
Describing Udom as a man of peace, Etiebet noted that the recent remarks by Major General J Sarham, General Officer Commanding 6 Division Port Harcourt that Akwa Ibom State was the most peaceful State in Nigeria was a prove of Governor Udom Emmanuel passion and love for the people of the State.
On Education, Etiebet disclosed that Governor Emmanuel was very passionate about the education sector. She listed the achievements of the governor in the sector to include: setting up of ICT laboratories in some public and private schools; sustaining the free, compulsory and qualitative education scheme; payment of WASSCE fees for all students in public secondary schools; payment of NABTEB fees for all students in public technical schools; rehabilitation and reconstruction of school blocks to give the students conducive learning environment; training of Principals and teachers on new educational curriculum and teaching methodologies; prompt payment of teachers salaries, provision of science/ laboratory equipment, and construction of hostels and supply of desks in the 31 LGAs in the state, etcetera.
Etiebet maintained that Governor Emmanuel was doing so much to alleviate the sufferings of the People and make Akwa Ibom, Africa’s industrial hub.
She noted that when she came on Board as the SSA to the governor on Education monitoring, she took a tour of about 1401 public primary, secondary and technical schools in the state and discovered that most of them were in a very bad State.
“Through interministerial projects, most of the school has been renovated and some of them reconstructed completely. The governor is very committed to complete the renovation and reconstruction of all the public schools in the State.” She noted.
“He is a man that loves education and he can never compromise his stand on giving our children a conducive learning environment, quality, and motivated teachers and a sustainable future” she added.
She urged all Akwa Ibomite to support governor Emmanuel in order to enable to him complete the good works ‘he has set out to do in the state’