100 Days In Office: Best LG Boss Uyo has Ever had
The executive chairman of Uyo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Elder Imoh Okon has reiterated his obligation of taking Uyo Local Government Council to an enviable height through raising Internally Generated Revenue in the next two years of his administration. The Council Boss being the first of its kind is a blessing to uyo people. The chairman is the first ward 8 people in Uyo- the Ikono Ibom Clan ever had. It could be gathered by our reporters that on the day of 100 days in office the LG Boss was very astonished qith regards to the extent of the achievement recorded.
The chairman while speaking said, “His effort is to make Uyo LGA to be in the lead of exploring agricultural sector and other abandoned resources of the local government, as he promised inclusive governance that would strive beyond party differences.”
According to him, his government would regain the lost glory of Uyo people and the properties of Uyo people. As all NYSC members currently serving in Uyo local government now enjoying monthly stipends, as it was not before.
Imoh said his administration has equally ensured that Uyo local government mobilized 400 athletes of Uyo origin, to participate in the just concluded Akwa Ibom State Youth Sports Festival with Uyo emerging second position with several medals and a prize money of 5m.
In line with his administration and the love of God, Uyo council boss, set up a Boys Brigade to bring the youths to Christ and currently training 53 youths in music under the franchise of PMAN Uyo Zone with Everpraise School of music.
He was hopeful that uncertainty and other hostile to social exercises in Uyo will in no far off time be a relics of days gone by as neighborhood policing will be set up to handle the danger, even as he cautioned against encourage infringement on the University of Uyo land to safe protect emergency between the University and the host groups.
He as well hinted that Uyo will in the second quarter of this year Flag-off new tenement scheme.
Also, the chairman, who condemned in strong terms youth restiveness and insubordination to village council authority, intimated that a bill will soon be passed to regulate such act.
Meanwhile, Okon lamented the monthly allocation of Uyo local government, explaining that the local government received the least allocation even with an increased wages bills as the state capital.
He was also very particular about the rural-urban drift of workers to the state capital which, according to him, has made the monthly salary wage bill of Uyo increasing and financially strangulating, thus appealed to the state government to increase the local government allocation.
The Uyo LG supervisor likewise brought up control age in the running of the everyday exercises of the committee as another significant test, even as he indicated that all wellsprings of power were totally vandalized before his supposition.
He however specified that however the vandalized 100KVA power producing set has been reestablished through his endeavors, the board still endures high cost of energy age.
The Uyo council Boss returned to God for the beauty and generosity which had brought him into power.
He stretched out his appreciation to Uyo individuals, Peoples Democratic Party, who gave him the stage to contribute his standard seriously towards the improvement of Uyo.
Elder Okon additionally lauded his bad habit executive Mr Udeme Edem, committee staff, councilors for the solidarity and collaboration they have demonstrated him since presumption, even as he promised to keep putting forth a valiant effort.