Training of grassroot leaders: Nana Udom extols A’Ibom State Government
By Emma Akpabio, Uyo
The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on grassroot mobilization – Deacon Ndiana-Abasi Nana Udom, has commended the Akwa Ibom state Government under the able leadership of Governor Udom Emmanuel, for training the grassroot leaders of the 31 Local government areas in the State.
Nana made the commendation while responding to questions from African independent Television (AIT) and Channels Television Correspondents, shortly after the training session at Ibom Hotel and golf Resort in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital.
Hear him, “Let me thank His Excellency, Deacon Udom Emmanuel for graciously approving the 2 days intensive training workshop on Parliamentary Management for Leaders of Legislative Councils, Chairmen of Appropriation committees, Councilors, Clerks & Sergeant-at-arms of the 31 Local Government Councils of Akwa Ibom State as advised by the State House of Assembly Advisory Committee on Parliamentary Matters, led by the Honourable Speaker, Rt. Hon Onofiok Luke in collaboration with National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies(NILDS) Abuja.”
Speaking on the importance of the training for the grass rooter leaders, Nana Said “Knowing fully well that the grassroot is very important and that Governance Starts from there, equipping these leaders of Legislative Councils, Councillors, Clerks, Sergeant-at- arms and the Chairmen of appropriation Committees in the respective local government areas, is very important for Governor Udom Emmanuel. In fact, that is even why he (the Governor) created the grassroot mobilization unit to ensure that the People are not only used during campaigns and rallies, but fully carried along in all government activities, that’s the essence of the this training workshop”
The two days training workshop which started on Wednesday March 27th, was rounded off on Thursday 28th March 2019 with the Governor represented by his Deputy – Mr Moses Ekpo, Speaker of the House of Assembly – Rt Hon Onofiok Luke, Secretary to the State Government – Dr Emmanuel Ekuwem, Chairman Local government Service Commission – Sir Val Attah, Local government Chairmen, and other top government officials in Akwa Ibom State.