#National Development: Akwa Ibom Set to Commission 1st Nigerian Made Boat.

30
Share This Story Now!

The government of Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State is set to commission a first Nigerian made boat.

According to a release made available by Media unit from the Government house, the maritime development is part of the crux of the Completion Agenda of Governor Udom Emmanuel.

According to the statement, the Liberty Free Trade Zone licence and the Ibom Deep Seaport licence recently acquired through the ingenuity of Mr Emmanuel, attest to the readiness of the state to become a melting point in marine transport business.

Subsequently, berthing in Akwa Ibom is the first ship manufacturing yard in Oruk Anam, with capacity to produce security vessels, cargo ships, ferries and barges.

READ  Igbo owe PMB a grattitude -Arthur Eze

Norfin Offshore Shipyard, located at Oruk Anam local government, is ready to launch its first Nigerian produced vessel on the January 23, 2021. His Excellency, Mr Udom Emmanuel will be on ground to flag it open and further open the vista to more opportunities for the teaming youths of the state.

Charles Udonwa, an Akwa Ibom born ship merchant, is the chairman of the ship manufacturing factory has assured that in the next three years, the factory which is currently engaging 85 will have well over 3,000 young people in its workforce.

Members of Government House Media Team, including the Governor’s Special Assistant on Media (Research and Documentation), Mr. Essien Ndueso, visited the Shipyard to assess the progress of work at the factory.

READ  INEC APPEAL AGAINST 23: Seek Powers to Deregister Parties Without Constitutional Threshold

Conducting the team round the facility, the Chairman and CEO of the company, Engr. Udonwa explained that finishing touches were being put to the vessel by the technical unit of the company, assuring that by next week, the vessel would wear a new look in readiness for its launch into the sea.

Also in the team were the Special Assistant to the Governor on ICT, Engr. Solomon Eyo and the Special Assistant on Project Monitoring to the Governor, Mrs. Josephine Bassey as well as members of the Research and Documentation Team. Media Unit, Govt House, Uyo reporting for;

Brooom Nigeria
broomhome.com.ng
08068505032 whatsapp
09054006557 Text/Call broomforeveryhome@gmail.com
Facebook.com/broom.home.1
Twitter@broomhome
Instagram@broomhome

READ  #EndSARS & Lekki Shootings: We ve Identified the Barracks the Soldiers Left for - Falana

Share This Story Now!


Prince Babatunde also called Brooom is a Nigeria born and based writer, a political journalist, political consultant, publisher and a businessman. Almost a decade now, he has been involved in reporting political activities affecting grassroot development's. He has helped to proffers several solutions to improving lives of many Nigerians especially poor people. His group's is presently working on a mission to develop a template programme for a Cleaner Nigeria and more.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Call Us Now!