The National Coordinator of the Ijaw Monitoring Group, (IMG), Comrade Joseph Evah, has commended GovernorÂ Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State for the people-oriented projects he has embarked on since he assumed office as governor.
Speaking at this year’s biennial convention of the National Association of Ijaw Female students, Evah said: â€œThe governor must be commended for ensuring that an ordinary citizen in the state benefitted from his administration through the provision of free and compulsory education, free medical health care for the aged, pregnant women and children below the age of five, portable water and good road network.
â€œAkpabio’s giant strides cannot go unnoticed because since his assumption of office, the state has been better for it with various empowerment programmes he has initiatedâ€
At this years convention which was attended by the wife of the vice-president, Mrs Dame Patience Goodluck Jonathan among other personalities presented various awards to recipients, groups and institutionsÂ that has distinguished themselves.
Among the recipients was Mr Sunday Idowu, a philanthropist and friend of the Niger Delta who has worked immensely and initiated various projects for the benefit of the Niger Delta people.