Akwa Ibom Set To Receive Acting President Osinbajo
Akwa Ibom State Government has concluded plans to Plans to receive the Acting President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, who will visit the state on Thursday, March 2, 2017.
According to a press release by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Charles Udoh, Prof Osinbajo will inspect the ongoing construction of the second runway at the Akwa Ibom International Airport shortly on arrival in the state by 1.00pm.
The Acting President will then pay a courtesy call on royal fathers in the state at the traditional rulers’ council.
Prof Osinbajo is expected to subsequently address stakeholders in the state during a town hall meeting at the Government House Banquet Hall before departing from the state.
Among those expected at the town hall meeting are members of the state elders council, royal fathers, representatives of the oil producing host communities, socio-cultural organisations, women leaders, and representatives of youths in the state.
The visit comes as part of the ongoing efforts by the Federal Government to interact with stakeholders in the Niger Delta region and find lasting solutions to crisis in the oil rich sub-region.