Akwa Ibom State Governor

[2007 - 2015]

• Free and Compulsory Education Programme.
• Free Healthcare for children, expectant mothers and the aged.
• Construction of Phase 1 of Ibom International Airport with MRO.
• Over 400 new roads measuring more than 1,900 kilometers.
• 4 Brand new flyovers and 37other bridges.
• Police Mobile Base, Ukana.
• A new ultra modern Governor's Lodge.
• A brand new digital Governor's Office.
• State-of-the-art Banquet Hall.
• West Africa's first e-Library and ICT resource centre.
• First in Africa Pipe-Jacking underground drainage projects.
• World class Ibom Tropicana Entertainment Centre with 250-Bedroom 5-Star Hotel, Cineplex (in use) & Shopping Mall, Wet & Dry Theme Park.
• Cottage Hospitals in Ibeno, Eastern Obolo, Ika, Ukana & Ukanafun (nearly completed).
• Built and completed the six million per-day hatchery, Uruan LGA.
• Completed Ibom Power Plant met at 65% completion.
• Electrification of more than 1,900 communities, thereby achieving over 95% electricity coverage.
• Gas Processing plant with 69 kilometers Gas Pipeline in partnership with Septa Energy.
• World class 30,000 capacity Godswill Akpabio International Stadium.
• Ibom Speciality Hospital.
• 6012 life-touching rural projects across the 31 LGAs of the State.
• Built Akwa Ibom State University campuses in Ikot Akpaden, Mkpat Enin LGA & Obio Akpa, Oruk Anam LGA.
• Acquired 42 units of duplexes as residences for staff of Ibom Specialist Hospital.
• 31 No. Security Villages in all the 31 LGA's in Akwa Ibom State.
• 2,400 housing units across the State.
• Improved and efficient security network.
• Brand New Deputy Governor's Lodge.
• Brand new International standard Federal prison/correctional center.
• Improved workers welfare and payment of N21,000 minimum wage.
• Training and empowerment of 4,500 women with N250,000 each for commercial agriculture.
• Training and empowerment of over 9000 youths with N500,000 each for commercial agriculture under the Integrated Farmer's Scheme.
• 12-Storey Four Points By Sheraton Hotel, Ikot Ekpene.
• Massive urban remodeling projects.
• Completed 6-storey administrative complex Abuja Liaison Office (Opposite ICPC Headquarters, Abuja.)
• Police Secondary School, Ikot Nkwo, Essien Udim LGA.
• Attracted the Federal Polytechnic, Ukana.