Roads and Agriculture in Akwa Ibom: Takeaways from Inter-ministerial Briefing (I)


Crystabel Usen

On Wednesday, 15 March and Thursday 16, the Akwa Ibom State Government through the Ministry of Information and Strategy, hosted the maiden edition of the state inter-ministerial briefing in Uyo, the state capital. Tagged “Tracking the Promise”, the season one of the briefing featured sectoral assessments of six ministries – Ministry of Works and Fire Service; Ministry of Agriculture; Ministry of Labour and Manpower Planning; Ministry of Health; Ministry of Economic Development; Ministry of Special Duties and Ibom Deep Seaport. The Ministries were all represented by their respective Commissioners, and quite commendable was their eagerness to come forth with answers to all the questions.

In this part one of what will be a three part series on the inter-ministerial briefing, I will be highlighting some major takeaways from the briefings by the Ministry of Works, which is primarily saddled with overseeing road projects and other infrastructures in the state, and…

Source: Thisday Newspaper