Contractors Back to Site, as Akwa Ibom State Government disburses contract Funds
Written by COMFORT 95.1FM on January 13, 2021
Akwa Ibom State government has commenced disbursements of funds to contractors handling major state projects.
This was one of the resolutions at the State Executive Council meeting presided over by Governor Udom Emmanuel, at the Executive Council Chamber Government House, Uyo.
Briefing Government House Reporters at the end of the meeting, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong, said the decision was in line with the Governor’s promise to inject funds into the system to stimulate the economy.
Ememobong also announced that Council resolved the immediate commencement of Inter-Ministerial Direct Labour projects.
Ememobong added that the government has also put measures in place to re-activate Scholarship Schemes for students of the state in tertiary institutions and has also directed that a visitation panel be set up to work out modalities for the smooth operations of Akwa Ibom State University.
The state executive council also approved an environmental policy to ensure a clean environment in the state while plans are on to remodel the Plaza located at the city center to enhance the aesthetics of the area.