Nigerian security situation worrisome — Gov Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has decried the high state of insecurity in the country, saying that the country’s economy cannot achieve growth and development without a safe environment for businesses and investments to thrive.

The Governor who stated this on Monday when he presided over the State Executive Council meeting, bemoaned the current economic and security situation in the country. He sued for cooperation, support and prayers for the Federal Government and the country and charged the Commissioner for Health to ensure that the Primary Healthcare Centers were functioning optimally to help provide health care services to the rural populace.

The meeting which had Exco members in attendance received reports on the leasing of the Dakkada tower, Eket Urbanization, Power for All, Dakkada Estate, Ibom Plaza Remodelling, state of reconstructed hospitals, especially Ikot Abasi and Ikot Ekpene and the coconut refinery.

The government directed that a strategic stakeholder meeting with all regulators and players critical to the execution of the Power for All initiative should be convened to assess the preparedness for the launch of the Power for All project.