Oro Nation Drums Support For Dakkada Initiative
The people of Oron Federal Constituency of Akwa Ibom State have pledged to support the Dakkada initiative of Governor Udom Emmanuel by working towards realizing their potentials in them.
They made the re-affirmation at the Oron council hall, during the Dakkada Ambassadors Awareness Campaign and conferment of ambassadorial status on outstanding persons drawn from Oron, Udung Uko, Mbo, Okobo and Urueffong Oruko local government areas.
The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Marketing and Brand Management, Mr Sam Edoho, the Chairman of the Technical Committee on Agriculture, Prof. Edet Okon and the Special Assistant to the Governor on Agricultural Project Monitoring, Moses Armstrong were among those who inspired the new ambassadors on how to work hard to attain their full potentials of greatness.
They urged people to shun the culture of dependence on government for livelihood, but to explore ways of embracing agriculture and other professions, adding that the state government has opened several facilities to support anyone found involved in any meaningful engagement.
The ambassadors who were later presented with lapels and certificates were charged to be worthy agents of the initiative and to take the good intentions of the government to the grassroots.
The transition chairman of Oron local government area, Mr Orman Esin said that Oro people are the best supporters of Dakkada initiative as an average Oro person is strong, energetic and hardworking.
Esin said that the greatness is not going to be realized in one day, but promised that his people are ready to re-invigorate the spirit of ingenuity that they were renowned in the past, adding that they were ready to support government’s efforts in turning the state for the better.