Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Akpabio Declares War On Poverty, Underdevelopment

Press Release (Akwa Ibom State)
6 June 2011

Governor Godswill Obot Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State says he has declared war on poverty and underdevelopment in his state, as part of his second term agenda.

While swearing-in the Secretary to State Government, Mr Umana Okon Umana on June 6, 2011, the governor said the attack on poverty would be tireless and unrelenting.

“In the first term in office, I stated that I was tackling development with anger, but I have declared war on underdevelopment and poverty in our state. The march for development shall be relentless and our war aim is to do all within our powers to fast track Akwa Ibom’s development,” he said.

The governor stated his resolve to  strengthen the bond of trust between the Akwa Ibom people and the Government through embarking on life-changing developmental programmes and policies.

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