In the same vein, the Commissioner for Economic Development and Ibom Deep Seaport, Mr Akan Okon, applauded Gov. Udom Emmanuel for his passion in developing the state and praised the Technical Committee for the realization of Ibom Deep Seaport for their efforts to realize the project, adding that “the seaport when completed will create employment opportunities for the teeming youths and raise the revenue profiles of both the federal government and the state.
A’IBOM SEAPORT: Upgrade Yourselves In Skills – Mfon Usoro To Host Communities
The people of Ibaka and other host Communities of Ibom Deep Seaport in Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State have been told to upgrade themselves in skills that would be relevant during the construction and operation of the seaport.
The Chairman of the Technical Committee for the realization of Ibom Deep Seaport, Mrs Mfon Usoro gave this advice during the joint meeting with the Ministerial Project Development and Steering Committee (MPDSC), Nigerian Ports Authority NPA, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), Federal Ministry of Transport (FMOT) and the Federal Ministry of Finance to agree on the work plan within the first quarter of 2020, so as to fast track the federal government to approval.
Mrs Usoro while thanking governor Udom Emmanuel for putting everything in place for implementation of the project, assured Akwa Ibom, especially the host communities that they will be carried along at every stage of the project development.