In a move to ensure the smooth progress of the Airport road expansion project in Akwa Ibom, Governor Umo Eno has issued a directive for the immediate demolition of illegal structures encroaching on the airport road.
During an extensive inspection visit to various project sites in Uyo, the capital city of Akwa Ibom, Governor Umo Eno wasted no time in asserting his authority and commitment to the development agenda.
This marked his inaugural visit to project sites since assuming the position of the state’s chief executive.
Expressing his dismay, Governor Umo Eno expressed his dissatisfaction with the presence of buildings that had already received compensation but were still standing along the Oron/Airport road expansion project.
Recognizing the need to maintain the integrity of the project, he took resolute action by ordering the immediate demolition of these non-compliant structures.
In addition to the Airport road expansion project, Governor Umo Eno also embarked on an inspection of the Nsit Atai-Okobo road dualization project and the renowned Tropicana Entertainment Center.
This comprehensive assessment underscores the governor’s dedication to overseeing the progress and quality of multiple development initiatives within the state.
Prior to the site visits, Governor Umo Eno held a meeting with the Permanent Secretaries in the state civil service.
During this engagement, he took the opportunity to present his ambitious ARISE agenda, outlining his vision for a prosperous and vibrant Akwa Ibom state.
This interaction with key stakeholders demonstrates the governor’s commitment to transparent governance and collaborative decision-making.
Governor Umo Eno’s swift and decisive action in ordering the demolition of unauthorized structures along the Airport road expansion project reflects his firm resolve to uphold the rule of law and ensure the successful completion of critical infrastructure projects.
This bold step underscores the governor’s determination to promote sustainable development and create an enabling environment for progress in Akwa Ibom state.