Flood: Gov. Emmanuel visits victims, orders remedial measures

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The Akwa Ibom State Governor Mr. Udom Emmanuel has sympathized with flood victims in the state and ordered Ministry of Works, other relevant agencies to put remedial measures to reduce flooding in affected areas of the state.

Governor Emmanuel gave the directive while embarking on the spot assessment of flood affected areas in Uyo, the state capital.

Accompanied by the Secretary to government, Dr Emmanuel Ekuwem, Head of Civil Service, Elder Effiong Essien among other aides of his administration, was conducted to the flood affected areas by the immediate past Commissioner for Works Mr Ephraim InyInyang-eyen.

The Governor explained that Uyo topography is prone to flood while blaming some of the incidents on indiscriminate disposal of refuse in drainage and obstruction of water channels through illegal buildings.

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Gov Udom Emmanuel inspecting a drainage that has been blocked with refuse

Mr. Emmanuel with his team visited Nkemba Street by Abak Road and discovered the drainage was blocked by accumulated debris and wastes.

He also visited IBB way, Idongesit Nkanga Secretariat, Accountant General’s office as well as shelter Afrique Estate, Mbiabong Ayanya by Timber market all in Uyo metropolis.

Governor Emmanuel also made a brief stop over at the Ring Road 111,Construction site handled by Hensek Integrated Engineering Services where the MD of the company Engr.Uwem Okoko explained the extent of work done by his company.

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Terence Obi
3 months ago

Flood is really on the rise these years oh. FG and SG Should do something to curtail the menace faceingredients us


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A governor in diaspora


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Terence Obi Said -

Flood is really on the rise these years oh. FG and SG Should do something to curtail the menace faceingredients us

So sad


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Victoria Shaba
3 months ago

It us unfortunate


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ABU ANTHONY O
3 months ago

Fllod now no bi something again ooo


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Lucky Friday
3 months ago
That is a good gov
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good gov
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They should do something 


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Audu Ibrahim
3 months ago

God have mercy


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Ibrahim Abubakar
3 months ago

Hope Good Project 


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Opeifa Temitayo
3 months ago

Okay that's good


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Favour
3 months ago

Government should provide proper drainage so there will be free flow of water and proper garbage disposal.


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The way dumps block drainages that is one of the main reason of flood


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