The Commissioner for Economic Development, Dr. Emmanuel Owioduokit, has reiterated the determination of the Udom Emmanuel administration to develop every sector of the state’s economy in order to make the state an industrial hub.
Dr. Onwioduokit gave the assurance when the Forum of Village Youth Presidents, Urue Offong/Oruko Chapter paid him a courtesy visit.
The Commissioner said with the inclusive economic development agenda and plans of Governor Udom Emmanuel for every constituency in the state, the citizenry were in for a pleasant surprise.
The Commissioner enlisted the support of the people of Oron Nation and Akwa Ibom for the Governor to succeed, and appealed to all to rally round the Governor.
Dr. Onwioduokit who charged the youth leaders to carry their members along said it was incumbent on them to understand the policies of government and to explain such policies to the people in their communities.
The Commissioner commended the efforts of the youths in fighting social vices in the area and urged them to continue to sustain the peace in the area to attract meaningful development while assuring them that some roads in the area have been earmarked for construction in 2016.
The Director of Protocol of the forum, Asukwo Edem on behalf of the Coordinator, Comrade Peter Enenyi, expressed appreciation to Governor Udom Emmanuel for appointing their son into the State Executive Council.
The Coordinator said the Forum has cut down the activities of cultists, youth restiveness, communal crises, political discrimination and other vices in the Local Government Area.
Urue Offong/Oruko he said is endowed with human and natural resources and appealed to the Commissioner to use his wealth of experience as a renowned Economist to attract more dividends of democracy to the area.